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Seven men charged with attempted murder of DCI John Caldwell

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Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland's Major Investigation Team investigating the attempted murder of Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell, have this evening, Saturday 27th May, charged seven men to court.

Two men aged 28, and five men aged 33, 38, 45, 47 and 72, have been charged with attempted murder.

Two of the men, aged 38 and 45, have also been charged with membership of a proscribed organisation, namely the IRA.

Three of the men, aged 28, 33 and 47, have also been charged with preparation of terrorist acts.

All seven men are expected to appear before Dungannon Magistrates Court via video link on Monday 29th May.

As is usual procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

Responding to the charges tonight, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Chris Heaton-Harris said:

"These charges are welcome news.

"I would like to thank the PSNI for their efforts and the progress they have made in the case."


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