Woman arrested in Manchester over terror offences

October 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.

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