Man charged over Syria terrorism

A 26-year-old man has been charged with the preparation of Syria-related terrorism acts.

A man is appearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court accused of preparing acts of terrorism
Tuhin Shahensha is appearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court accused of preparing acts of terrorism

Tuhin Shahensha, from Hudson Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, was charged under Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006 and is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London today.

Shahensha was one of four people arrested as part of a number of warrants executed across Hampshire and London by officers from the south east counter-terrorism unit (Sectu) on October 14.

A 23-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman remain in police custody.

A 29-year-old woman from Greenwich was released without charge.