Terror Arrest At Luton Airport

1 April 2015, 14:07 | Updated: 1 April 2015, 14:13

A 19 year-old man from north-west London's been arrested at Luton Airport - and charged with terrorism offences.

Yahya Rashid from Willesden was held by police at the airport yesterday after landing from a flight from Istanbul.

Scotland Yard said:

"On 31 March, officers from the MPS Counter Terrorism Command (SO15) arrested a 19 year-old man at Luton Airport on suspicion of preparation of acts of terrorism under section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

The man, a British national, was arrested as he entered the UK having landed on a flight from Istanbul.

He was taken to a central London police station where he was charged today (1 April)."