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Three men released following arrests over masked UVF gathering in Pitt Park


 (Niall Carson/PA)

(Niall Carson/PA)


(Niall Carson/PA)

Three men arrested on Tuesday in relation to a gathering in the Pitt Park area of east Belfast last month, have been released on Wednesday.

The arrests related to a large group of men gathered in east Belfast on February 2 during an incident which has been described as a UVF show of strength.

In a statement on Wednesday, the PSNI said: "Three men arrested yesterday by detectives from PSNI’s Criminal Investigation Branch and Paramilitary Crime Task Force, investigating an incident involving a significant gathering in the Pitt Park area of east Belfast on Tuesday 2nd February, have been released pending reports to the Public Prosecution Service."

The PSNI added that the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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