Two men have been arrested in relation to terrorism offences following a stop at Dover Port on Tuesday (30/11).

A 44-year-old man from Glasgow and a 40-year old man from Clydebank were initially stopped trying to leave the UK by Counter Terrorism Border Police officers under Schedule 7 under the Terrorism Act 2000.

After a search of the vehicle they were travelling in, they were arrested on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism, contrary to Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

A vehicle and several digital devices were seized.

Searches of properties in Glasgow and Clydebank have taken place.

Both men were released on bail pending further enquiries.

By Ed

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