Northern Ireland

Omagh kidnap investigation: Men due in court

Two men are due to appear in court in Dungannon charged with kidnapping, false imprisonment and blackmail.

They were arrested at the weekend during a major police operation when searches were carried out in Omagh.

A 55-year-old was arrested in Scotland and brought to Northern Ireland. He will appear alongside a 39-year-old man.

A total of four men and a woman were arrested in Omagh on Saturday 6 October.

On Monday, a 28-year-old man was released on bail pending inquiries. On Tuesday, a 38-year-old woman was released unconditionally.

One man remains in custody.