Mother suspected of trying to join ISIS with her four children is arrested

A mother who was suspected of trying to travel to Syria to join ISIS with her four children has been arrested after returning to the UK.

Zahera Tariq, 33, was detained in Turkey on Tuesday along with her sons Muhammad, 12, Amaar, 11, Aadid, four and nine-year-old daughter Safiyyah.

The Metropolitan Police’s Counter Terrorism Command arrested Tariq on suspicion of child abduction yesterday evening after she disembarked a flight from Istanbul to Luton Airport.