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50 families taken to courts in UK anti-terror drive

Most of the people taken to court have been teenagers

By: Eastern Eye Staff

At least 50 families, comprising mostly teenagers, across the UK have been taken to family courts as part of Scotland Yard’s counter-terrorism drive, a senior Metropolitan Police officer said on Sunday (30). Mark Rowley, assistant commissioner for specialist operations at the Met Police and head of the UK’s national counter-terrorism policing, said in many cases children seen at fear of radicalisation were taken into social care. “The most extreme cases that end up with children being made wards of courts or care proceedings is real tricky stuff because we’ve never had to deal with national security issues before in a…

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