Belfast Telegraph

Man released in PSNI loyalist paramilitary probe

Second man remains in police custody

One man arrested in connection with violent loyalist paramilitary activity has been released by police.

A second man remains in police custody.

The two were arrested on Friday morning, in connection to a number of terrorism offences.

On the arrests Detective Inspector Michael Winters said: “Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Branch arrested a 21-year-old man in the city in relation to a number of terrorism offences, including a shooting incident at a house in the Bond Street area on the evening of December 20, 2016.

"A second man, aged 44, was arrested in Belfast on suspicion of a number of other terrorism offences."

Both men were taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite for questioning.

On Friday evening police released the 44-year-old man unconditionally.

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