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Islamic state member released on police bail

A man arrested by the Metropolitan Police’s Counter Terrorism Command (SO15) this morning; Saturday 14 February has been bailed.

The 32-year-old man was arrested at an address in Newham in connection with terrorism offences – he has been bailed pending further enquiries to a date in mid-March.

Police arrested him on suspicion of Collection of information which maybe useful to somebody who commits or prepares acts of terrorism contrary to Section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000;

He was further arrested on suspicion of being a member or supporter of a proscribed organisation, namely Islamic State, contrary to section 11 and 12 of the Terrorism Act 2000;

And on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism contrary to section 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006;

The arrest was made under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE).

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