Woman, 51, arrested on suspicion of torture by war crimes police


A woman has been arrested in London by a police war crimes team on suspicion of torture.

The 51-year-old is being held in custody over allegations relating to atrocities during the Liberian civil war between 1989 and 1993.

The unnamed woman was arrested by Metropolitan Police officers at an address in east London just after 7am on Thursday.

Searches are being carried out at two addresses in east and central London, a spokesman said

We continue to liaise with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Crown Prosecution Service regarding this investigation.

– Metropolitan Police spokesman


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