UK arrests for terror offences up 54%

Number of people arrested for terrorism offences rises to 400 in 12 months after London and Manchester attacks

The number of people arrested over terrorism-related offences in Britain has risen by 54% to 400 in one of the most intense periods for attacks in recent history.

The Home Office said the increase in the year to September was due partly to the 64 arrests made after the attacks in London and Manchester, bringing the total to the highest number since records began in 2001.

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December 7th, 2017 by