BREAKING NEWS: Man arrested in London on suspicion of 'war crimes'
OFFICERS from the Met Police War Crimes Team have today (Thursday August 27) arrested a man on suspicion of war crimes, contrary to section 51 of the International Criminal Court Act 2001.
Detectives arrested the 45-year-old man in south east London at approximately 7.20am this morning.
He has been taken into custody at a central London police station.
The arrest follows an allegation of offences relating to the first and second Liberian Civil Wars, between 1989 and 2003, in West Africa.
A Met Police spokesman said: "Officers are currently searching an address in south-east London. Enquiries are ongoing."