Man Arrested Over Attempted Murder Of Police Officer

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of an off-duty police officer.

The man was detained in L'Derry in connection with an incident in which an explosive device was found close to an officer's house near Dungiven on 20 April this year.
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According to reports, the suspect was released pending further investigation, however, upon his release he was subsequently re-arrested in connection with an incident of disorder outside Maghaberry prison in 2020 and on suspicion of breaching bail conditions.

It is understood that he is due to appear at Armagh Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

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