Scottish "terror" raids - Two men released, two still held
Two of the men arrested under the Terrorism Act in central Scotland on Monday have been released without charge. They were freed at 2.30 this morning (Wednesday). The two are Mohammed Rafiq and Mohammed Niaz. They are uncles of Mohammed Atif Siddique, who was arrested on 13 April and is still being held at Govan police station. Mohammed Rafiq comes from Pakistan and was here on a family visit; Mohammed Niaz lives in Bridge of Allan.
Mr Rafiq and Mr Niaz are very upset at the manner in which they were treated, according to lawyer Aamer Anmar. "When these people are released without charge, they are left to pick up the pieces of their lives," he added.
Police have been granted a further 72 hours to detain Asif Siddique (the brother of Atif Siddique), who was also arrested in Alva on Monday.