. Sir David Amess: MP murder suspect detained under Terrorism Act « JO LEE MAGAZINE

BBC NEWS/A man detained after MP Sir David Amess was stabbed to death on Friday is 25-year-old Ali Harbi Ali, Whitehall officials have confirmed to the BBC.

Police said the British man was being held at a London police station under the Terrorism Act 2000 and officers had until 22 October to question him.

The BBC understands Mr Ali was referred to the counter-terrorist Prevent scheme a few years ago.

Officials do not believe anyone else was involved in the attack.

Prevent is the UK’s terrorism-prevention programme, which aims to stop people being radicalised.

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