UK: Five army men held over alleged membership of banned UK neo-Nazi group

"Five serving members of the British army have been arrested on suspicion of being members of the recently banned neo-Nazi group National Action.


A 22-year-old from Birmingham, a 32-year-old from Powys, a 24-year-old from Ipswich and a 24-year-old from Northampton, all men, have been arrested under the Terrorism Act on suspicion of being members of a proscribed organisation, West Midlands police said. An army source said a fifth serving soldier had been arrested in Cyprus.

An army spokeswoman confirmed to the Guardian that serving members were among those arrested."

See: UK: Five army men held over alleged membership of banned UK neo-Nazi group (The Guardian, link)

 

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