Aine Davis: Alleged fourth IS ‘Beatle’ arrested at Luton airport on terror expenses

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man alleged to be the fourth member of a terror cell referred to as The Beatles has reportedly been arrested within the UK on terror expenses.

Aine Davis, 38, was arrested on Wednesday night after arriving into Luton airport on a flight from Turkey, in accordance with BBC Information.

He was arrested in relation to offences beneath sections 15, 17 and 57 of the Terrorism Act, 2000.

Davis was arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Counter Terrorism Command and brought to a police station in south London, the BBC reported.

He’s at present being held in police custody.

A Dwelling Workplace spokesperson mentioned: “We’ll at all times guarantee the security and safety of the UK, and won’t enable something to jeopardise this.”

“We will affirm {that a} British nationwide has been deported from Turkey to the UK, however it might be inappropriate to remark additional whereas police enquiries are ongoing.”

Davis is alleged to have denied he was a part of the Beatles cell – so nicknamed due to their English accents – which tortured and beheaded western hostages in Syria.

Cell ringleader Mohammed Emwazi, extensively referred to as Jihadi John, was killed in a drone strike in 2015.

Londoner Alexanda Kotey was jailed within the US in April for his half within the torture and homicide of American hostages.

His co-defendant, El Shafee Elsheikh, shall be sentenced in August for his function within the plot.


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