THREE TO FACE COURT OVER RIOTING

Two people to face Belfast Magistrates Court charged with rioting in north Belfast

Two people to face Belfast Magistrates Court charged with rioting in north Belfast

DETECTIVES have charged three people in connection with the trouble which flared after parades and protests on the Twelfth of July.

All three are due in court on Tuesday.

A 36-year-old man has been charged with riot, theft, possession of an offensive weapon and attempted criminal damage and other offences.

He was arrested by detectives in north Belfast on Monday afternoon.

A 29-year-old man, who was arrested on suspicion of riotous assembly at Woodvale Road on the Twelfth of July, is also due to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court later.

In Portadown, a 27-year-old man who was arrested in Portadown on suspicion of riotous assembly is charged and due to expected to appear before Lisburn Magistrates Court.

Police have made a total of 62 arrests and 30 charges since disturbances began last Friday.

Share |


Comments are closed.

FacebookTwitter
BD TV
Email Us