Counter terrorism officers arrest two men in Luton

Two men in Luton have been arrested by the Met Police’s counter terrorism unit this morning.

The men, aged 37 and 61, have been taken to a Bedfordshire police station where they remain in custody.

The arrests have been made under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) and are in relation to suspicion of supporting a proscribed organisation.

On Wednesday another man in Luton, a 35-year-old, was arrested on suspicion of fundraising and inciting terrorism overseas.