The Labour Councillor who represents the ward which covers the MERA area has, by all accounts, been held in custody at an East London Police Station since his arrest late last night.
Ccouncillor Uddin was named as the arrested councillor in the following articles - which also provide accounts of what happened
- Trial By Jeory - Labour councillor arrested over alleged threats to kill
- The Evening Standard - 'Death threat' at London 2012 Olympics borough council meeting and
- East London Advertiser - Tower Hamlets councillor arrested over alleged ‘threat to kill’ is still held
Following the news reports MERA has written to Councillor Uddin asking for an explanation.
We are waiting for an answer.
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