50-year-old man arrested in England on dissident probe

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DETECTIVES from PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch investigating dissident republican terrorist activity have arrested a 50-year-old man, originally from the Lurgan area.

The arrest took place in Lancashire on Tuesday morning and was made by detectives from the PSNI Serious Crime Branch with the assistance of officers from the North West Counter Terrorism Unit.

The suspect was due to be returned to Northern Ireland for questioning at Antrim Serious Crime Suite about terrorist activity dating back a number of years.