3 women arrested over terror offences in London

Indo Asian News Service

London, May 1 (IANS) Three women were arrested on Monday in connection with last week's anti-terror operation in London, the media reported.

The women, two aged 18 and one 19, were arrested on Monday on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorist acts, the BBC reported.

It follows a counter-terror operation on April 27 in which a 21-year-old woman was shot at a house in Willesden.

She was discharged from hospital on Sunday before being arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorist acts.

Monday's arrests came after counter-terrorism officers from the Metropolitan Police Force carried out warrants at three addresses in east London.

The Met said the arrests were made as part of an ongoing intelligence-led operation in connection with an address on Harlesden Road, Willesden, which was raided on April 27.

A further six persons were also arrested in connection with the incident, including five at or near the Willesden address, which had been under observation by the police, and one in Kent.

--IANS

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