Birmingham 7/7 suspect released

A BIRMINGHAM man arrested in connection with the July 7 bombing in London has been released without charge.

The 22-year-old was arrested by anti-terrorism officers last week in a series of anti-terrorist raids in Dewsbury, Batley, Beeston in south Leeds, West Yorkshire, and Birmingham.

A 30-year-old men and 29-year-old woman were also released but A 34-year-old man still remains in police custody.

Scotland Yard said in a statement: “Three people arrested on May 9 in connection with the terrorist attacks in London on July 7, 2005 have been released without charge

“A 30-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman, both arrested in West Yorkshire, and a 22-year-old man, arrested in the West Midlands, were released from a central London police station this evening.

“In all operations some people may be released early without charge while others may remain in custody for further investigation. This is not unusual and is to be expected in large and complex criminal investigations.

“Officers were granted a warrant of further detention for a 34-year-old man, who was also arrested in West Yorkshire on May 9. This warrant expires on May 21”.


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