Northern Ireland

Man in Belfast court on 1986 guns charge

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A 49-year-old man facing a firearms charge dating back to 1986 has been arrested in west Belfast.

The man had been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life but did not turn up for his trial.

He was arrested in Kennedy Way on Thursday on a bench warrant by detectives from the PSNI's Serious Crime Branch.

He is due to appear at Laganside Court later.