The family that slays together stays together. “Father and son held in joint police operation,” by Daniel Fisher for Wales On Sunday, August 1 (thanks to Tom):
A FATHER and son from North Wales have been arrested on explosives charges.
The two Asian men were arrested in separate raids in a joint operation by the Metropolitan and North Wales police forces early Friday morning.
The pair, aged 52 and 21, were then driven to a central London police station where they were yesterday being quizzed.
The younger man was arrested at 6am at Ael-y-Garth, in the Twt Hill area of Caernarfon, Gwynedd, while the older man – whom eyewitnesses identified as his father – was arrested in nearby Hampton Road.
Both are being held under section four of the Explosives Act – which makes it illegal to make or possess explosives under suspicious circumstances.
North Wales police said detectives and forensic officers were carrying out a “detailed search” of the Ael-y-Garth house. It is understood that one of the properties belonged to the father and the other belonged to his ex-wife, where his son was staying….
Apparently they were planning to send a mail bomb to MI6: “Two men held after parcel bomb sent to MI6 HQ,” from Metro.co.uk, August 1 (thanks to Annie Oakley):
Police investigating a parcel bomb sent to the London headquarters of MI6 have arrested two men in North Wales.
The men, aged 52 and 21, were detained in Caernarfon on Friday following a joint operation by officers from the Metropolitan Police and North Wales Police.
They were taken to a police station in central London on Saturday and questioned about alleged offences under Section 4 of the Explosives Act….