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Informer charged

Declan Casey, 38, from Strabane, Co Tyrone, a former IRA quartermaster and informer for the RUC Special Branch, appeared before Belfast magistrates charged with possessing two rifles and withholding information on the murder of a former UDR soldier. He was remanded until 9 July.