Monday 23 October 2017

Two charged over firearms offences

Both men are due to appear at Belfast magistrates' court on Monday
Both men are due to appear at Belfast magistrates' court on Monday

Michael McHugh

Two men have been charged with firearms offences in Northern Ireland.

They were arrested in the Yorkgate area of north Belfast on Friday.

A PSNI statement said: "Detectives from PSNI Organised Crime Branch have charged a 21-year-old man with conspiracy to possess a firearm in suspicious circumstances, attempted possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances and attempted possession of class A controlled drug with intent to supply.

"A 24-year-old man was charged with attempted possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances."

Both men are due to appear at Belfast magistrates' court on Monday

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