Northern Ireland

East Belfast arrests after drugs seizure

Three people have been arrested in east Belfast on suspicion of drugs offences.

It follows the discovery of about five kilograms of suspected cannabis resin in a car near the Connswater Shopping Centre on Tuesday.

A 44-year-old man and a woman, 40, were arrested at the scene. A 28-year-old man was arrested a short time later near Cluan Place on Albertbridge Road.

They are being questioned about possession of class B drugs, possession with intent to supply and supplying.