Belfast man sentenced to seven years for terrorism-related offences

Belfast man sentenced to seven years for terrorism-related offences

A man from west Belfast has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to a number of terrorism-related offences.

46-year-old Kevin Nolan was also handed a 15 year notification order at Laganside Crown Court.

He was arrested at an address in Sunderland, England in September 2015 following a search of his parents' home in the Ballymurphy area of Belfast.

This uncovered a significant quantity of explosives, firearms and ammunition - as well as a black coat and balaclava

The items found included 651g of Semtex, approximately 400 rounds of ammunition, two handguns, one silencer and two detonators.

Belfast man sentenced to seven years for terrorism-related offences


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