Man held in Ronan Kerr inquiry

A 26-year-old man arrested in Scotland in connection with the murder of Constable Ronan Kerr has been brought to Northern Ireland.
Mr Kerr, 25, was killed when a car bomb exploded in Omagh on Saturday.
The man was detained in Dumbartonshire on Wednesday afternoon and will be questioned by detectives investigating the murder of the PSNI officer.
Police have said the arrest is linked to a weapons find in the Coalisland area of east Tyrone on Tuesday evening.
Assistant Chief Constable George Hamilton of Strathclyde police said the arrest was made at the request of the PSNI.
“Needless to say we were acting in support of them at their request, and given the tragic circumstances leading up to this, we were happy to do this, and to make the arrest on their behalf under the terrorism act,” he…

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