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Police probing East Belfast UVF charge man over £60k drug haul

A UVF mural in Inverwood Court, east Belfast (PA)
A UVF mural in Inverwood Court, east Belfast (PA)

A man has been charged with drug offences by detectives investigating the East Belfast UVF.

The 57-year-old was arrested on Thursday after a car was stopped on the Beersbridge Road in Belfast and class B drugs worth around £60,000 were found in the vehicle.

A related search was later carried out at a house in Dundonald and cash was seized.

The man has been charged with possession of a class B drug and possession of a class B drug with intent to supply.

He is due to appear at Laganside Courts on December 12.

As per normal procedure, all charges will be review by the Public Prosecution Service.

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