Helsinki will help London in fact, Finn, a suspect in preparation of a terrorist attack

© AFP 2018 / Carl CourtСотрудники law enforcement bodies of great Britain in London. Archival photoHelsinki will help London in fact, Finn, a suspect in preparation of a terrorist attack© 2018 AFP / Carl Court

The security police of Finland’s SUPO works in conjunction with the British authorities in the investigation of a Finnish citizen suspected of preparing a terrorist act, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, representative of Department on communications intelligence Verna Leinonen.

London police said Wednesday that on the evening of June 10, was detained at Heathrow airport 29-year-old Finnish citizen who is suspected of preparing a terrorist attack. Now he was placed under arrest until 17 June.

«We know about this incident and are cooperating with the British authorities in the investigation,» said Leinonen.

This is the third in the last two years, the case of the arrest in Britain of Finnish citizens on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack, recalls on Thursday the Finnish press. In February 2016 on the territory of the United Kingdom was arrested, and subsequently convicted 19-year-old student from Somalia with a passport Suomi. In September 2017, was detained and then sentenced two men holding dual citizenship of the United Kingdom and Finland.

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