The investigation into two men arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences continues.

A 27-year-old man [A] and a 21-year-old man [B] were arrested at two separate east London residential address on Tuesday, November 12.

Man A was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under section 41 of the Terrorism Act (TACT) 2000.

He was also detained under TACT and taken to a south London police station. He remains in police custody.

A warrant of further detention under TACT was granted at Westminster Magistrates’ Court meaning the man can be detained up until Monday, 18 November.

Man [B] was arrested on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism and dissemination of terrorist publications under sections 1 and 2 TACT 2006 respectively.

He was detained under PACE and taken to a south London police station. He has been bailed to return on a date in mid-December.

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

Enquiries continue.