A man has been charged with terror-related offences in Belfast 5 months ago

A man has been charged with terror-related offences in Belfast

He was arrested on Thursday.

A 52-year-old man in Northern Ireland has been charged with terror-related offences..

The man has been charged with a number of other terror-related offences including, membership of proscribed organisation, collecting and possessing information likely to be of use to terrorists and possession of a firearm and imitation firearm.

He was arrested after a vehicle was stopped in the Stewartstown Road area, followed by a search in the Lagmore area of west Belfast on Thursday.

Police said the man would appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on Saturday

Detective Inspector Andrew Hamlin from PSNI’s Terrorism Investigation Unit said: “We will continue to frustrate and disrupt the activities of those involved in terrorism so that communities can prosper and people can live without fear.

“I would appeal for anyone with information relating to dissident republican activity to contact police on the non-emergency number 101. Alternatively information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”