A further arrest has been made in South Yorkshire as a result of an ongoing investigation

Posted on 30th December 2017

A 21-year-old man, from the Fir Vale area of Sheffield, was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

The intelligence led arrest was made in the Firth Park area of Sheffield at approximately 11pm on Friday evening (December 29).

Two addresses, a residential address in Fir Vale and a business address in Firth Park, are currently being searched by officers.

Two men appeared in court yesterday charged with terrorism offences in connection with this investigation. They were among the four men arrested on December 19, with the support of South Yorkshire Police and Derbyshire Constabulary.

Farhad Salah of Brunswick Road, Sheffield was charged with one offence of Engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism, contrary to section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

Andi Sami Star of Sheffield Road, Chesterfield is charged with one offence of Engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism, contrary to section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

Both men were remanded in custody and will next appear before the Central Criminal Court in London on January 19, 2018.

A 36-year-old man, from Burngreave in Sheffield remains in custody at this time.

A 41-year-old man, from Meersbrook in Sheffield, was released without charge on Saturday December 23.

Derbyshire Constabulary and South Yorkshire Police continue to work closely with their partners and communities to reassure local people and protect the public as the investigation continues.

 

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