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Man arrested in Cork over threats to kill UK Labour MP

Gardaí linked with the Special Detective Unit arrested a man this morning in relation to death threats made against a UK Labour MP.

The man was arrested in the Douglas area of Cork shortly after 7am this morning.

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He is accused of threatening a Labour MP just days after the murder of UK Conservative MP David Amess.

It is believed the man is a British national who is living in Ireland.

Gardaí said: “Gardaí in Douglas executed a search warrant this morning, Saturday 6th November, 2021 at a residential property in Douglas, Cork.”

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“During the course of the search a number of electronic items were seized and one man was arrested on suspicion of making threats against a person from outside of this jurisdiction.”

“He is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at the Bridewell Garda Station.”

IMAGE – Gardainfo/Twitter

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