Scotland Yard have said that Officers from the Counter Terrorism Command have arrested five men on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism. The arrests were a part of a pre-planned, intelligence-led operation.
The men are a 30-year-old man, a 24-year-old man, a 21-year-old man, a 35-year-old man and a 23-year-old man. All five were arrested at separate residential addresses in Luton. They have been taken to a central London police station where they remain in custody.
Search warrants were also executed under the Terrorism Act 2000 at five residential addresses in Luton in connection with this inquiry and
searches are ongoing.