Man arrested by UK anti-terrorism police after deportation from Turkey

April 14, 2015 7:18 AM

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LONDON (Reuters) - A 21-year-old man, one of nine members of the same family detained earlier this month in Turkey on suspicion of trying to illegally enter Syria, was arrested by British police on his return to his homeland on Tuesday.

The man, named by media as Waheed Ahmed, the son of a local counselor in Rochdale, northern England, was held by detectives at Birmingham Airport on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism, West Midlands Police said.

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