Northern Ireland

Man charged after handgun seizure in Craigavon

Police seized a handgun in Craigavon on Saturday evening. (Niall Carson/PA)

A 33-year-old man has been charged with possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances after police seized a handgun and ammunition in Craigavon.

The charges follow the arrest of a man in the Drumellen state area shortly after 8.30pm on Saturday.

The man is due to appear before Lisburn Magistrates Court on Monday, and all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.