They were being held on suspicion of conspiracy to murder

In a major breakthrough, three persons — including a woman — have been arrested in connection with the stabbing of Lt. Gen. (retired) K.S. Brar in Central London on Sunday.

Police did not disclose their names or ethnicity.

A spokesman said the men were in their 30s and the woman was 40. They were being held on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

In a statement, Scotland Yard said: “One man aged 33 and the woman aged 40 were arrested at a residential address in Wolverhampton. Another man in his 30s was arrested after his car was stopped on a street in West Bromwich. All three are being taken to a central London police station where they will be interviewed by detectives.

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