Two men have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences as part of an investigation by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command.
Both men were arrested at a flat in south-west London on Tuesday, 16 July – and cops have also raided a business in south-east London.
A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of funding of terrorism contrary to Section 17 of the Terrorism Act (TACT), 2000.
A 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a document or record containing information of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism, contrary to section 58 TACT, 2000.
Both men were detained under section 41 TACT and taken to a south London police station, where they currently remain in police custody.
As part of the investigation officers are currently searching an address in south-west London and have completed a search of a commercial premises in south east London.
Any suspicious behaviour or activity can be reported via the Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) website at: www.gov.uk/ACT or alternatively, call the Anti-Terrorist Hotline in confidence on 0800 789 321.