Detectives from the PSNI’s Terrorism Investigating unit investigating offences surrounding an un-notified parade in Derry’s Creggan area of Derry on Easter Monday, April 10, have charged a man to court.
Stephen Murney, (39), who was arrested at his home in Newry, Co Down under section 41 of the Terrorism Act earlier today, has been charged with a number of offences.
The charges include inviting support for a proscribed organisation, namely the Irish Republican Army, and addressing a meeting for the purpose of encouraging support for a proscribed organised, namely the IRA.
Murney is due to face Derry Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, May 11, for a first remand hearing.
As is usual procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.
Murney is the national chairperson of Saoradh, the political wing of the New IRA.