Two men arrested in Lurgan after illegal republican parade

Two men have been arrested by police in Lurgan this morning following an illegal republican parade in the town on March 31.

Tuesday, 10th April 2018, 10:22 am
Updated Tuesday, 10th April 2018, 10:51 am
The Republic Sinn Fein parade in Lurgan on March 31 . Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

The PSNI said the men, aged 34 and 48, were arrested on suspicion of charges, including affray and obstructing police.

The 48-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of affray, obstructing police and organising and taking part in an un-notified parade.

The 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of affray and obstructing police. Both men are in custody, helping police with their enquiries.

Police have appealed for information

There were scuffles during a parade in the Lurgantarry area of Lurgan when police moved in to arrest a number of people dressed in combat clothing.

Police have appealed for information