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London, April 15: UK police have confirmed that 4 Lankans have been arrested on suspicion of belonging to a banned extremist organisation. They were detained by UK police on arrival in UK from Sri Lanka.
All 4 suspects are Lankan nationals and are arrested under terrorism act. They touched down at Luton Airport on Wednesday night and were later taken into custody, with detectives continuing to question them at a police station in Bedfordshire.
Police spokesman confirmed that “Police at the airport were made aware of the men the next day, Thursday 11 April and subsequently stopped them under schedule seven of the Terrorism Act 2000,” Further investigations are ongoing.