Birmingham Imam among 6 Muslims arrested in anti-terror raids across Europe

Police in Birmingham have arrested a 44-year-old ‘imam’ accused of supporting ISIS after a request by the Spanish authorities, it was revealed today.

The terror suspect was held at an address in Sparkhill in the early hours of this morning on suspicion of helping a gang in Majorca to recruit combatants.

West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit arrested the man on behalf of Spanish authorities who are investigating support for terror group ISIS.

The man is one of six to be detained throughout Europe, with four people in Majorca, Spain and another in Germany also arrested.