Three men, identified as Brogan Stewart, Marco Pitzettu, and Christopher Ringrose, are facing charges related to preparing a terrorist act. 

The charges stem from suspicions of involvement in "extreme right-wing activity 

Counter Terrorism Policing North East conducted the investigation leading to the arrests of the suspects at their respective homes 

While the three men were arrested, a 46-year-old individual from Leicester was also taken into custody but later released without charge. 

 Police conducted searches at the suspects' residences as part of a pre-planned operation, and warrants were granted to extend their detention.