For trial on arson charge

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A Portadown man has been returned for trial to Craigavon Crown Court on charges of arson and cultivating cannabis plants.

Darryl Parr (42), Keelmount Mews, Portadown, appeared at a preliminary enquiry last Friday at Craigavon courthouse.

The charges against him allege that on January 5 this year he damaged by fire a property at Keelmount Mews and at the same address cultivated cannabis plants.

Parr was remanded on bail to appear for arraignment at Craigavon Crown Court on June 9.