DETECTIVES from PSNI’s Criminal Investigation Branch and Paramilitary Crime Task Force, investigating a UVF show of strength in the Pitt Park area of East Belfast earlier this month, have arrested three men this morning.
A number of searches are ongoing in east Belfast.
The men, two aged 53 and one aged 34 were arrested on suspicion of terrorism, and other related offences.
Detective Chief Superintendent John McVea said: “Our investigation into the gathering at Pitt Park and activities linked to east Belfast UVF is continuing,.
“Today’s arrests were conducted under the Terrorism Act.
“Those arrested will now be questioned in Musgrave Street Serious Crime Suite.
“I would continue to appeal to anyone in the community who has information or footage regarding the incident or criminality in the area, to contact the police.”