Update – Woman arrested in Derry released pending PPS file

A woman arrested in Derry by police investigating the activities of the New IRA has been released pending a file to the Public Prosecution Service.

The 36 year old was questioned about the discovery of a suspect device in a parked car.

It was found in the Creggan Heights area of Derry in September 2019.

The PSNI say today’s arrest is part of Operation Ledging, an 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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