Sparkhill terror arrest: Man arrested on suspicion of attending Pakistan training camp

A 26 year old man from the Sparkhill area of Birmingham has been arrested on suspicion of attending a terrorist training camp in Pakistan.

The news was announced by West Midlands Police this evening.

The man was detained at Manchester Airport on Friday evening after he arrived on a flight from Lahore.

He is believed to have been in Pakistan since leaving the UK in 2010 and suspected of attending the training camp in 2011

He was taken to a West Mids police station and questioned by officers from the CTU before being released on conditional bail this evening

WMCTU’s Supt Shaun Edwards said:”This was an intelligence led arrest. He was not detained because of any immediate risk to the public.”

http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/sparkhill-terror-arrest-man-arrested-7589593

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