Police question dissident accused

Police have been granted more time to question a man about dissident republican terrorism.

Psni | Police | PoliziaThe 33-year-old was one of two arrested on Tuesday in Dungannon, Co Tyrone, during a major drive to stop dissident republicans marking the arrival of new Chief Constable Matt Baggott with violence.

The second man was released on Thursday without charge.

There has been a marked stepping up of security in a bid to thwart dissident attack.

Operation Descent involved a return to regular police checkpoints on roads across the region.