Man arrested in Derry under Terrorism Act

first_img Twitter Previous articleMinister Halligan fails again to honour commitment to school bus issueNext articleMajor water supply outage in East Donegal News Highland Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook Man arrested in Derry under Terrorism Act Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter Harps come back to win in Waterford center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ By News Highland – October 22, 2018 Pinterest Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ A 51 year old man has been arrested in Derry today under the Terrorism Act.The man was arrested in the Creggan area of the city by detectives from the PSNI’s Terrorism Investigation Unit on suspicion of carrying out a paramilitary style attack in the city on 5 October.The arrest followed a search on a property on Thursday evening last which resulted in the seizure of a number of items as part of an ongoing investigation into dissident republican activity.The suspect has been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite for questioning.Speaking about the arrest, Detective Inspector Heaton said: “This arrest comes after a vicious paramilitary style attack on a man in the Creggan area earlier this month.“Paramilitary style attacks are barbaric and despite claims from the groups responsible that they are protecting their communities, they are only ever about people cementing their own status and control over their communities. We are committed to tackling all types of violence linked to paramilitaries and will continue to work in partnership with local agencies, residents and community representatives to keep people safe.” Homepage BannerNewslast_img

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