Northern Ireland

Two men charged with drugs offences after Belfast raids

police officer in front of police car
Image caption The raids were carried out in north Belfast and Newtownabbey

Two men, aged 42 and 30, have been charged with drugs offences following police raids in north Belfast.

Drugs and ammunition were seized during searches at seven houses across north Belfast and Newtownabbey on Friday.

Police said the two men who have been charged have been released on bail and are due to appear in court later this month.

A third man, aged 31, who was arrested, remains in custody.

A gun and ammunition were also recovered on Saturday. Two men and a woman have been arrested following this development.