Northern Ireland: Woman arrested over Derry New IRA bomb-making probe


Detectives from the PSNI’s Terrorism Investigation Unit (TIU) investigating the bomb-making activities of the New IRA have arrested a 52-year-old woman in the Creggan area of Derry earlier today, Tuesday, January 11, 2022.

Detective Inspector Clara Heaton said: “The woman, who has been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave Police Station in Belfast for questioning, was arrested under the Terrorism Act.

“Today’s arrest is part of Operation Ledging, which is our ongoing investigation into the New IRA’s bomb-making activities, as well as the group’s storage of explosive devices and equipment.

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Source: Derry Daily