23/04/2021

Two Men Arrested Over Attempted Murder Of Police Officer

Two men have been arrested following the attempted murder of a police officer who has a fireball bomb planted in her car in L'Derry.

The suspects, aged 36 and 26, are being detained under the Terrorism Act.
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Detective Superintendent Richard Campbell, Head of the PSNI's Terrorism Investigation Unit, said: "Terrorism Investigation Unit detectives today arrested two men under the Terrorism Act in Derry/Londonderry in connection with the viable device which was discovered beside the young mother’s car in Ballyquin Road, Dungiven on Monday 19 April.

"A 36-year-old man, who was arrested in the Lettershandoney area, and a 26-year-old man, who was arrested in Creggan area, have been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite where they are being questioned by detectives."

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