PSNI hold six in connection with dissident republican activity

Suspects detained in series of arrests in Belfast area

PSNI officers have made six arretes in the greater Belfast area.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

PSNI officers have made six arretes in the greater Belfast area. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fri, Apr 5, 2013, 08:39

Police Service of Northern Ireland detectives are questioning six people arrested in the early hours of today during a series of operations in the greater Belfast area.

The six are being questioned about dissident republican activity.

Three men were detained in Belfast while two more were taken in by police in the Derriaghy area near Lisburn, Co Antrim. A woman was also arrested in the nearby Dunmurry area.

All six suspects are being held in the PSNI serious crime suite in Antrim.