Gerry Adams released from custody after 96 hours

The PSNI said Adams has been released from custody and a file sent to the Public Prosecution Service. Credit: Reuters

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, who has been detained for almost 96 hours by detectives investigating the murder of Belfast mother-of-ten Jean McConville, has been released from custody, and a file will be sent to the Public Prosecution Service, the Police Service of Northern Ireland has said.

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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.