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Man remanded on machinegun charge
Uzi sub-machinegun (generic)
The man was charged with having an Uzi
A 34-year-old man has been in court charged with having an Uzi sub-machinegun in east Belfast on Wednesday.

Ronald Alexander Hoy, from Ganton Park, Tullycarnet, Dundonald, was charged with having the weapon and 21 bullets with intent to endanger life.

A detective constable told Belfast Magistrates Court believed he could connect the defendant with the charges.

Mr Hoy was remanded in custody to appear again by videolink on 19 May.


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