Man arrested under Terrorism Act

A MAN was arrested under the Terrorism Act today, it has been revealed.

A MAN was arrested under the Terrorism Act today, it has been revealed.

A 30-year-old, from the Sparkhill area of Birmingham, was taken into police custody early this morning , on suspicion of possessing material likely to be of use to a terrorist and of distributing terrorist publications.

Detective Superintendent Kenny Bell, head of investigations at the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit, said: “This arrest comes as a result of a long, detailed and ongoing inquiry.

“The operation was carried out by unarmed officers in a way intended to cause the minimum amount of disruption for those in the immediate vicinity.”


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Police said the man's home address and a residential property were being searched and that officers had seized computer equipment.

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