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Man arrested in Lurgan by detectives investigating criminality linked to PSNI data breach

A man has been arrested in Lurgan by police investigating criminality linked to last week’s data breach.

Detectives carried out a search in Lurgan today, Wednesday, August 16, and made the arrest.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of collection of information likely to be useful to terrorists and is being questioned by detectives at Musgrave Serious Crime Suite.

Detective Chief Superintendent Andy Hill said: “We are working tirelessly to address the risk posed to officers and staff. Today’s search operation, and subsequent arrest is just one piece of a large scale operation.

“We will continue in our efforts to disrupt criminal activity associated with this freedom of information data breach and to keep communities, and our officers and staff who serve them, safe.”

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