A antheral has been arrested successful transportation with a assertion of work by the New IRA for the shooting of the elder detective John Caldwell.
The antheral was arrested successful Derry connected Saturday.
It comes aft a typed connection was posted connected a partition successful the city, purportedly from the New IRA, claiming work for Caldwell’s attempted murder. Police person said the New IRA is the main enactment of enquiry successful the investigation.
The detective remains critically sick successful infirmary aft being changeable respective times astatine a sports analyzable successful Omagh past month.
A Police Service of Northern Ireland spokesperson said: “Detectives investigating the attempted execution of DCI John Caldwell connected 22 February person arrested a antheral successful transportation with the assertion of work pursuing the attack.
“The antheral was arrested nether conception 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000.
“He was arrested this morning, Saturday 18 March, pursuing the hunt of a spot successful Derry/Londonderry. He has been taken to Musgrave superior transgression suite for questioning.”