Northern Ireland terrorism police arrest man and woman

Search at property near Ballymena uncovers ‘suspected munitions and a quantity of ammunition’, police say

A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of a range of terrorism-related offences.

Detectives from PSNI terrorism investigation unit (TIU) arrested a 31-year-old woman when officers carried out a search operation at an address on in Glarryford, near Ballymena, Co Antrim, on Friday evening.

A 33-year-old man was later arrested after police stopped a car on the Westlink in Belfast in a follow-up operation.

DI Anthony Kelly said: “The proactive search at the property uncovered a range of suspected munitions and a quantity of ammunition. All items will now be subject to forensic examination.”

The arrested pair have been taken to PSNI’s serious crime suite where they will be questioned under terrorism legislation.

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