A London police officer has been arrested on suspicion of being a member of a banned right-wing group with links to terrorism.

The serving Metropolitan constable, who works in “frontline policing”, is 21 years old and was arrested at an address in North London on Thursday, local police said in a statement.

The property was searched by police and the suspect is in custody at a South London police station.

The case has been referred to the Independent Office of Police Conduct and the officer’s status is under review by the Metropolitan Police’s Directorate of Professional Standards, the statement added.

“While the investigation

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