Charges against defendants include conspiracy to murder in plot linked to dissident Northern Irish republican groups
Four men and one woman were charged with terrorism-related offences in Scotland on Monday night.
The charges include conspiracy to murder in a plot linked to dissident republican groups opposed to the Northern Ireland peace process.
The men – aged 26, 30, 34 and 39 – and the 27-year-old woman were detained at various locations across Scotland last week.
They were arrested as part of a joint operation between Scottish police and the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI).
All five have been charged under section five of the Terrorism Act and with conspiracy to murder.
They have been held at the Scottish terrorist detention centre in Govan, Glasgow.
On Friday, two days after the arrests, police were granted an extended detention period under the Terrorism Act.
The five are due to appear at Glasgow sheriff court on Tuesda
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