Man arrested in investigation into INLA activities


A man has been arrested by detectives investigating the activities of the republican paramilitary group the Irish National Liberation Army.

The 49-year-old was arrested following the search of a property in Strabane, Co Tyrone on Wednesday.

Detective Inspector Tom McClure said the man was arrested on suspicion of a number of offences including blackmail.

To view this content, you'll need to update your privacy settings.
Please click here to do so.

“The man was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, on suspicion of a number of offences including blackmail, membership of a proscribed organisation and being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs,” he said.

“He has been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave Police Station for questioning.”