UK: Man who made explosive device in Blaenavon sent to hospital


A man who was found making an explosive device in Blaenavon has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act.

Martin Johnson, 55, was arrested in April 2021 after the army’s bomb disposal unit were called to Trem-Y-Mynydd in Blaenavon.

Johnson, of Nether Court in Greenmeadow, Cwmbran, appeared at Cardiff Crown Court on Friday after admitting making an explosive substance for an unlawful purpose.

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Source: Free Press Series