Police in London arrest nine in anti-terrorism raid
September 26 , 2014
Police in London have arrested nine people, including radical Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary in an anti-terrorism raid, according to media reports.
The men were detained on suspicion of belonging to proscribed groups or supporting such groups, and encouraging terrorism.
Choudary, 47, is a former member of the banned radical group al-Muhajiroun. The group, however, reinvented itself using different names, authorities say, and these were also banned.
Choudary has always dismissed allegations that he incites terror acts in any way.