Border police power to hold suspected foreign agents

Border police power to hold suspected foreign agents
 

Border police would be given the powers to stop and detain suspected foreign intelligence agents if a new bill passes through parliament.
The new powers targeting "hostile state activity" would be similar to those used against suspected terrorists.
The Home Office introduced the bill in response to the attack in Salisbury on Sergei and Yulia Skripal.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid said it was "highly likely" the Russian state poisoned the pair, which Russia denies.
He said the attack demonstrated why the police "need robust powers to investigate, identify and challenge... read more

 
6 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 47
Source: BBC
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