25/06/2014

Six Arrested In Dissident Investigation

Six people have been arrested by detectives investigating dissident republican activity.

The arrests were made on Tuesday in the Dunmurry and west Belfast area following a number of searches.

Police said five men, aged between 31 and 58, and a 32-year-old woman had been arrested.

It is understood the investigation is related to paramilitary-style attacks.

(JP)

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