Two people have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism related offences, after suspected munitions and ammunition were found at a property in Ballymena.
A 31 year old woman was arrested following the search at an adress on the Cladytown Road in Glarryford yesterday evening.
A 33 year old man was later arrested after police stopped a car on the Westlink in Belfast.
The seized items have been taken away for examination.
Terrorism Investigation Unit arrested two people and seized munitions and ammunition following a proactive property search on Cladytown Rd, Glarryford, Ballymena on Friday night, 5 July. Woman (31) and man (33) to be questioned under terrorism legislation at Serious Crime Suite.— PSNI (@PoliceServiceNI) 6 July 2019
Detective Inspector Anthony Kelly said:
“The proactive search at the property uncovered a range of suspected munitions and a quantity of ammunition. All items will now be subject to forensic examination.”
"The arrested pair have been taken to PSNI’s Serious Crime Suite where they will be questioned under Terrorism legislation."