Woman arrested in Manchester over terror offencesOctober 23rd, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Police arrested a woman on terrorism charges in Manchester Thursday after searches in the British city and Holland.Police said the 40-year-old woman possessed documents which prompted a joint investigation by British and Dutch authorities.
She was arrested from the Longsight area of Manchester.
A police spokeswoman said: “A 40-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of being involved in the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism.”
Officers have been granted a warrant for further detention to continue questioning her.
According to reports, the arrest came soon after she was stopped on arrival in Britain at the Liverpool docks.