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Finnish Man Released From Police Custody After Being Suspected Of Terrorism in London

Finnish Man Released From Police Custody After Being Suspected Of Terrorism in London

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Heathrow Airport. Picture: Tom Flemming/Flickr

On Sunday, June 10, a Finnish national, 29, was stopped by the London police at Heathrow Airport while attempting to board a connecting flight. He was arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts for the following day.

He was placed under custody at a south London police station and further detention was obtained on Tuesday, June 12.

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On Friday, June 15, he was released with no further action.

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According to the Finnish newspapers, this was the third time a Finnish national was detained in the UK on a terrorism charge during the last two years.

One of the detainees was later convicted, while another got no terrorism-related conviction, but was imprisoned on another charge.

Source: The Metropolitan Police Service



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