Detectives from the Paramilitary Crime Task Force investigating suspected criminality linked to the East Belfast UVF, have arrested a second man aged 51.

The arrest follows search operations conducted in East Belfast and Newtownards today, Tuesday 14th November.

During the search, a significant quantity of suspected cocaine was seized and the man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a class A controlled drug and possession of a class A controlled drug with intent to supply.

He remains police custody at this time.