Two arrested in connection with alleged loyalist paramilitary activity in Derry

Two arrested in connection with alleged loyalist paramilitary activity in Derry

Two men have been arrested in connection with violent loyalist paramilitary activity in Derry, the PSNI has said.

A 21-year-old man was detained in the city by detectives from the Criminal Investigation Branch in connection to a number of terrorism offences, including a shooting incident at a house in the Bonds Street area on the evening of December 20 2016.

The male occupant escaped injury when shots were fired through the window.

A 44-year-old man was arrested in Belfast on suspicion of a number of other terrorism offences.

Both men were taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite for questioning. The 44-year-old was later released.


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