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Man charged with string of crimes linked to INLA drug dealing in Derry

A 34-year-old man has been charged with a string of crimes following a police operation against drug dealers linked to the INLA in Derry

A 34-year-old man has been charged with more than 40 crimes following a police operation against drug dealers linked to the INLA in Derry.

The man is to appear before Derry Magistrates Court today on 43 separate charges.

The charges include the supply of a class B drug and conspiracy to transfer criminal property.

He will also be reported to the Public Prosecution Service for possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life and being involved in a conspiracy to import banned goods.

Four other men arrested as part of the same Paramilitary Crime Task Force operation have already appeared before Derry Magistrates Court, charged with several crimes.

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