5 July 2012
Six British Muslims including one British convert have been arrested by the police. The suspects were held under anti-terrorism charges. They are thought to be planning to attack the Olympic Games, however, the police has not released the details about the arrests.
The British security forces have been on high alert ahead of the Olympic Games in order to prevent a possible terrorist attack. Thus, Muslims community came under great scrutiny due to common perception that they are the breeding ground for terrorism.