The PSNI has confirmed that a serving police officer has been arrested in Northern Ireland and questioned about the illegal possession of guns.
Police say that a number of firearms were recovered following a search of premises in Aghadooey, outside Coleraine in Co Derry.
They said the serving policeman, in his late 20s, was arrested in connection with the possession of a number of unlicensed guns.
It is understood the officer graduated from the PSNI training college and joined the force last year.
In a follow up search, an inspection was carried out at a gun shop in the village of Portgelnown in Co Antrim, and a number of firearms taken away for examination.
The police officer who was arrested was released on bail pending further inquiries.
The PSNI do not believe this incident is terrorism-related.
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