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'Insufficient evidence' on Gerry Adams for prosecution

There is "insufficient evidence" to pursue a prosecution against Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams in relation to the 1972 murder of Jean McConville, according to reports.

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Gerry Adams arrest 'standard procedure'

ITV News reporter Marc Mallett says it is understood that Gerry Adams met with his solicitor today after returning from a visit to the Irish parliament in Dublin, with both going to the police station for his questioning.

He adds that while Mr Adams volunteered to be interviewed over Jean McConville's abduction and murder, the subsequent arrest would be "standard procedure" for detectives conducting the investigation.

Mr Adams denies any involvement in Mrs McConville's abduction, killing or subsequent burial.

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