Man accused of terrorist offences
A 49-year-old has appeared in court accused of committing terrorist offences at a dissident republican Easter commemoration.
Marvin Canning, of 51 Galliagh Park, is charged with arranging, managing or assisting in arranging or managing a meeting which he knew to be in support of a proscribed organisation namely the IRA.
He is further charged with aiding and abetting, counselling or procuring persons wearing the uniform of a proscribed organisation on April 25, last.
There was a heightened police presence inside and outside the Bishop Street building as the 49-year-old appeared for the hearing and police recorded a number of Canning’s supporters as they arrived to court.
An investigating officer told the court he believed he could connect Canning to the charges.