Derry man arrested under Terrorism Act released without charge

Ciaran Shiels confirmed his client’s release from custody tonight and that a complaint would be lodged with the Police Ombudsman.

Ciaran Shiels of Madden & Finucane said:

“It is a new development that possession of electrical equipment for use in connection with the maintenance of taxi cab signage and components of a broken microwave oven are now being used as the basis for an arrest and detention under Terrorism legislation.”