A man has been arrested on suspicion of plotting a terror attack.

The 27-year-old man was arrested yesterday by officers from the Metropolitan Police's Terrorism Command at a residential address in east London on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.

A 21-year-old man was also arrested on Tuesday at a different address in east London on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism and dissemination of terrorist publications.

Both men remain in police custody in south London.

Officers are carrying out searches at the two addresses where the arrests were made, as well as a third commercial premises in east London.

Inquiries are ongoing.

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