MAN RELEASED IN DISSIDENT TERROR PROBE

Senior dissident republican Colin Duffy

Senior dissident republican Colin Duffy

A DISSIDENT republican suspect arrested in England in connection with terrorist activity  has been released by police.

The 50-year-old, a close associate of leading dissident republican Colin Duffy, was detained in the Lancashire area on Tuesday morning by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit.

The suspect was arrested following a request from PSNI Serious Crime Branch detectives,

He was flown back to Northern Ireland and taken to the serious crime suite in Antrim for questioning.

Police said he has now been released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service (PPS).

 

 

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