UDA leader in north Belfast charged

Friday 11 November 2005 18.01
UDA - Leader faces charges
UDA - Leader faces charges

The leader of the UDA in north Belfast has been charged with blackmail, intimidation and money laundering.

Andre Shoukri was arrested earlier this week following police searches in north Belfast.

Another man has also been charged with blackmail, intimidation, money laundering and possession of a firearm in connection with the raids.