Waheed Ahmed and other Britons detained in Turkey
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Syria border arrests: Councillor son detained in Turkey

One of nine Britons detained in Turkey for allegedly trying to cross illegally into Syria has been named as the son of a Labour councillor.

Rochdale councillor Shakil Ahmed said he had thought his son Waheed, 22, was on a work placement in Birmingham.

The group were seized near the Syrian border.

Judith Moritz reports.

  • 03 Apr 2015
  • From the section UK
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