NRI woman held in UK's anti-terror raid
NRI woman held in UK's anti-terror raid, LONDON: An Indian-origin woman banker was arrested on Sunday on the charge of attempted murder, as part of an ...
LONDON: An Indian-origin woman banker was arrested on Sunday on the charge of attempted murder, as part of an ongoing anti-terrorism operation in London, according to a NDTV report.
Kuntal Patel's arrest follows anti-terror raids at three addresses in London by the Counter Terrorism Command.
The police refused to divulge details on the arrest of Patel, who is due to appear in Westminster Magistrates' Court on Thursday.
A Met Police statement quoted by NDTV says, "A 36-year-old woman (B) arrested on 26 January on suspicion of an offence under the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 remains in custody at an east London police station...We are not able to discuss further at this stage. Inquiries are ongoing as part of an intelligence-led pre-planned operation."
Patel, 36, is the daughter of magistrate Meena Patel, who sits on the bench at Thames Magistrates' Court in East London.