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Man charged over Gerry Adams bomb alert and threats to kill

A 39-year-old man has been charged with causing a hoax bomb alert at the home of the Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams and making threats to kill.

Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch in Newry have charged the man with a number of offences including communicating false information causing a bomb hoax, threats to kill and improper use of electronic communications.

The man is due to appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court on Saturday.                                     

Detective Inspector David Henderson said: "The charges relate to a hoax alert at an address at Norfolk Drive, West Belfast in May this year."

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