Glasgow man arrested in relation to terrorism offences at Dover port

Two men from Scotland have been arrested in relation to terrorism offences after they were stopped in Dover port in Kent on Tuesday, police said on Thursday.

Two men have been arrested.

A 44-year-old from Glasgow and a 40-year-old from Clydebank were initially stopped trying to leave the UK by Counter Terrorism Border Police officers.

After a search of their vehicle, they were arrested on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism.

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Searches of properties in Glasgow and Clydebank have taken place and both men have been bailed pending further inquiries.

This story first appeared in our sister title, The Scotsman.