'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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'Clear evidence of political policing' in Adams arrest

Deputy first minister of Northern Ireland, Martin McGuinness. Credit: ITV News

The deputy first minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness has told a press conference in Belfast that there is "clear evidence of political policing" in the arrest of Gerry Adams.He added that "an injustice has been done to the leader of my party at this time."

He said he believed there was a "cabal" within the Police Service of Northern Ireland that was trying to damage the police process.

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