02/12/2015

Two Men Arrested Over Peggy O'Hara Funeral Released

Two men arrested in connection with dissident republican activity in relation to a number of offences at the wake and funeral of Peggy O'Hara in July have been released.

The men, aged 53 and 34, were detained in Strabane on Tuesday by detectives from the Serious Crime Branch.

The 53-year-old suspect has been released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service (PPS).
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The 34-year-old has been released unconditionally.

Peggy O'Hara was the mother of Patsy O'Hara, one of the hunger strikers who died in prison in 1981.

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