A 21-year-old woman was arrested by counter-terrorism police at Heathrow airport last night after arriving on a flight from Istanbul.
She was arrested for allegedly planning to mount acts of terror.
A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: “Officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command (SO15) have this evening, Thursday, 29 June, arrested a 21-year-old woman at Heathrow Airport as she disembarked a flight from Istanbul, Turkey,”
The suspect faces charges of “preparation of acts of terrorism under Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006,” according to the statement.
In addition to the operation at the airport, police raided two properties in north London.