Two people were detained by the police on Saturday afternoon in the car park of a retail park in Aubonne in Vaud, Switzerland. The arrest was part of an antiterrorist operation, according to the newspaper 20 Minutes.
The police arrested a man and a woman at around 3pm. Members of the public told 20 Minutes that they had seen the two people in a Vaud registered car.
A spokesperson for the office of the attorney general of Switzerland, Linda von Burg, said that the suspects have been charged with breaking a Swiss federal law banning the groups Al-Qaida, so-called Islamic State and organisations linked to these groups.
The office of the attorney general also said that three suspected terrorists had been arrested on 23 and 24 June 2017, which suggests a third person was arrested on Friday.
In later report in 20 Minutes, the newspaper said the news service ATS had been told that three men had been arrested.
The woman detained in Aubonne was released according to police spokesperson, Eric Cottier.
The office of the attorney general of Switzerland, said that the investigation had uncovered no traces of explosives and that there was no cause for alarm but that it was important to remain vigilant.