Northern Ireland

Prison officer released on bail

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Image caption The woman was arrested on Thursday

A serving prison officer who was arrested in county Antrim on suspicion of misconduct in public office has been released on police bail, pending further enquiries.

The 37-year-old woman was arrested in Newtownabbey by the PSNI's Paramilitary Crime Taskforce on Thursday.

She was questioned in relation to activities of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) in north Belfast.