LONDON, April 22 (Reuters) – A serving member of Britain’s defense force has been charged with offences beneath the Respectable Secrets and techniques Act after an investigation by means of counter-terrorism police, London’s Metropolitan police stated on Saturday.

The Met stated 36-year-old Thomas Newsome was once to start with arrested on April 18 and was once charged past due on Friday. He’s going to seem at Westminster Magistrates’ Court docket in a while Saturday.

Newsome was once charged with offences opposite to the Respectable Secrets and techniques Act 1989, which covers the unauthorised disclosure of knowledge by means of executive workers.

(This tale has been refiled to take away a typo from the headline)

Reporting by means of Kylie MacLellan
Enhancing by means of Mark Heinrich

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