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Man (56) charged with terrorism offences following searches in west Belfast

The man will appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on Monday.
The man will appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on Monday.

A man arrested by the PSNI's Paramilitary Crime Task Force in west Belfast has been charged with a number of terrorism-related offences.

The 56-year-old man, arrested on Friday following searches in the Turf Lodge area on Thursday, has been charged with possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances, possession of articles for use in terrorism, possession of property for use in terrorism and support of a proscribed organisation.

He is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on Monday 5th August. As is normal procedure all charges are reviewed by the PPS.

A 48-year-old man arrested in connection with the investigation has been released unconditionally.

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