Man, 41, arrested on suspicion of threatening to kill MP as cops seize electronics at Cork home

POLICE have arrested a man on suspicion of making threats to kill an MP.

Cops confirmed they made an arrest following a search of a residential property in Cork, Ireland.

The 41-year-old British man was detained by gardai earlier today.

A Garda spokesman said: "During the course of the search a number of electronic items were seized and one man, 41, was arrested on suspicion of making threats against a person from outside of this jurisdiction."

It is understood the person targeted by the alleged threat is a Westminster MP.

The Irish Times reported that the person is a female Labour politician.

The man has been detained under Section 4 of Ireland's Criminal Justice Act.

He is being held at Bridewell Garda Station in Cork.

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