LONDON British police arrested a record number of children for terrorism offences last year and the number of women detained also soared, official figures showed on Thursday.


A tourist looks at an armed police officer's weapon in central London, Britain January 02, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall

 

LONDON British police arrested a record number of children for terrorism offences last year and the number of women detained also soared, official figures showed on Thursday.

While the total number of terrorism-related arrests fell, 16 children aged under 18 were held in 2015, up from 10 the year before and the highest number ever recorded, according to figures from the Home Office (interior ministry). …

 

http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-security-arrests-idUKKCN0WJ1OH

 

 

 

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