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Golf club bomb: Man denies attempting to murder police officer

A Belfast golf club has been evacuated after a suspicious device was found under a car
Image caption The bomb was discovered underneath the officer’s car at Shandon Park Golf Club

A person has appeared in court docket charged with the tried murder of a police officer in east Belfast.

A bomb was found underneath the officer’s car at Shandon Park Golf Club early on 1 June.

Peter Thomas Granaghan, 38, from Blackrock Park, Belleek, County Fermanagh can be charged with making explosives with intent to endanger life or trigger severe damage to property.

His solicitor instructed the court docket his shopper “maintains his innocence”.

He can be charged with possessing explosives with intent to endanger life or trigger severe damage to property.

Granaghan was arrested in Belleek on Wednesday and appeared at Belfast Magistrates’ Court.

No software for bail was made.

A detective instructed the court docket the case was based mostly on DNA proof.

The accused was remanded into custody to seem in court docket once more later in September.

Shandon Park Golf Club had to shut for 24 hours following the invention of the bomb. The club is a few mile from the headquarters of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)

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