All five were arrested on suspicion of possessing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism
FIVE people from the same family have been arrested as part of an investigation by Counter Terrorism police.
Officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command attended an address in east London on Wednesday (12) and arrested five members of the same family.
Officers arrested a 51-year-old man, a 53-year-old woman and three females - a 16-year-old, a 17-year old and a 19-year old.
All five were arrested on suspicion of possessing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.
The man was additionally arrested on suspicion of possessing false identity documents with improper intention.
All five currently remain in police custody in a central London police station.
Thes arrests were part of an ongoing investigation which previously saw one of the females arrested last month on suspicion of preparation of terrorism. She is on police bail to a date in September pending further enquiries.