The parents of Jack Letts, a British man who has been dubbed “Jihadi Jack” after reportedly joined the Islamic State (ISIS) militant group in Syria, disclosed that they were arrested for sending him money to buy new glasses and food.

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Speaking with the U.K.’s Channel 4 News, Letts’s parents said their son suffers from “severe” obsessive compulsive disorder, a condition they say ended his dream of becoming a doctor. When they tried to send money to their son in Syria, they were arrested under the Terrorism Act.

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Thames Valley Police said a couple had been arrested on suspicion of sending money to Syria, “which could be used for terrorism purposes,” but were released on bail until February 17.

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