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Man arrested on suspicion of membership to dissident republican organisation

Armed Response Police PSNI

A Co Armagh man has been arrested under the Terrorism Act on suspicion of membership of a prescribed organisation and other dissident republican activity.

The 34-year-old man was arrested in Lurgan under the Terrorism Act by detectives from PSNI’s Terrorism Investigation Unit earlier today.

The man was arrested in Lurgan on suspicion of membership of a prescribed organisation and possession of information likely to be of use to terrorism.

He has been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite for questioning.

A number of mobile phones, electronic tablets and a memory stick were also seized.

Speaking about the arrest, Detective Inspector Adrian Brown said: “As part of our investigations into ongoing dissident republican activity we have arrested a man earlier today.

“We will continue to disrupt the activities of those who wish to terrorise the community with their twisted ideologies so that people can live without fear.”

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