MAN ARRESTED OVER INLA MURDER OF REPUBLICAN HITMAN KEVIN MCALORUM

DETECTIVES from the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team probing the INLA murder of rival Kevin McAlorum have arrested a 55 year old man under the Terrorism Act in Belfast earlier today, Tuesday, September 17.

The suspect is currently being questioned by detectives in Musgrave Serious Crime Suite.

McAlorum who was shot and killed outside a primary school in Derriaghy on June 3, 2004.

The victim, a former senior member of the INLA, was driving his Audi A4 from the school when a white van blocked his exit, according to police.

Two gunmen jumped out of the van and shot him a number of times.

They escaped in a blue Nissan Almera car, which was later found burning behind a pub on the Stewartstown Road in west Belfast.

The INLA was blamed for the murder but the paramilitary group denied involvement.

Drug lord McAlorum, who was aged 31 when he was blasted to death, was involved in bloody internecine INLA feud in the 1990s with rival factions inside the terror group

He was blamed for shooting dead Gino Gallagher outside a dole office on the Falls Road in 1996 as part of the bloodletting.

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