A man of 44 years was arrested Thursday at London’s Gatwick airport, shortly after he returned in United Kingdom from Iraq on suspicion that he was planning terrorist attacks.
The suspect is a British citizen and was detained by police under anti-terrorism forces. The police stopped him shortly after disembarking the plane.
After he was stopped and questioned, it was decided his arrest under the law to combat terrorism, suspicion he was planning terrorist attacks, it said in a statement the Metropolitan Police. The man is now at a police station in London, the communique says.