Man charged with making threat to kill Health Minister Robin Swann

Health Minister Robin Swann.

A MAN (43) has been charged with offences including harassment and threats to kill after comments were made on social media against Health Minister and Assembly Member for North Antrim Robin Swann.

The man will appear at Newtownards Magistrates Court on Thursday September 17.

The charges follows the arrest of the man in the Newtownards area this week in relation to comments made on social media.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “A 43-year-old man has been charged with offences including harassment and threats to kill.

“He is expected to appear before Newtownards Magistrates Court on Thursday 17 September. As is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

“The charges follow an arrest in the Newtownards area on Thursday afternoon (20 August) in relation to malicious comments made on social media the previous day.”

 

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