Update on Operation Arbacia - 62-year-old man arrested

  • 22 August 2020

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Crime Operations Assistant Chief Constable Barbara Gray said: “Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Terrorism Investigation Unit have today arrested a 62 year old man at Heathrow Airport under the Terrorism Act  as part of Operation Arbacia, an ongoing investigation into the activities of the New IRA.

 “Following the arrest, officers from Police Scotland are currently searching a property in the Blackhall area of Edinburgh.”