Teenager arrested over ‘extreme right-wing’ terrorism links — Analysis

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested at a South London tackle over hyperlinks to “excessive right-wing” terrorism.

The teenager has been launched on bail till February as he isn’t thought of a right away risk to the general public. London police informed the BBC that the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command arrested the 15-year-old in South London on Friday morning.

The property was duly searched by the arresting officers whereas the boy was delivered to a police station. The Met police mentioned {the teenager} was detained on suspicion of participating within the preparation of terrorist acts linked to “excessive right-wing ideology.” An extra probe might be performed, a spokesperson for the police mentioned. 

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The boy has since been launched on bail till a date in February. The Met mentioned {the teenager} shouldn’t be believed to be an imminent risk to the British public.

The spokesperson urged individuals to proceed coming ahead in offering tip-offs for the police. “Yearly 1000’s of studies from the general public assist the police hold communities secure from terrorism,” she famous.

A document variety of British youngsters had been arrested within the 12 months as much as September 2021, in response to Dwelling Workplace statistics. Within the 12-month interval, 25 arrests had been made, the bulk being linked to right-wing ideology. Beneath-18s accounted for 13% of all terror-related arrests.

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