Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams held over Jean McConville murder

Breaking news
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has been arrested by Northern Ireland police in connection with the 1972 murder of Jean McConville.
Mrs McConville, a 37-year-old widow and mother of 10, was abducted from her flat in the Divis area of west Belfast and shot by the IRA.
Her body was recovered from a beach in County Louth in 2003.
Police said a 65-year-old man presented himself to Antrim police station on Wednesday evening and was arrested.
In a statement, Sinn Féin said: "Last month Gerry Adams said he was available to meet the PSNI about the Jean McConville case. That meeting is taking place this evening."
Mrs McConville, one of Northern Ireland's Disappeared, was kidnapped in front of her children after being wrongly accused of being an informer.
Last month, Ivor Bell, 77, a leader in the Provisional IRA in the 1970s, was charged with aiding and abetting the murder.
There have also been a number of other arrests over the murder recently.
The case against Bell is based on an interview he allegedly gave to researchers at Boston College in the US.
The Boston College tapes are a series of candid, confessional interviews with former loyalist and republican paramilitaries, designed to be an oral history of the Troubles.
The paramilitaries were told the tapes would only be made public after their deaths.
However, after a series of court cases in the United States, some of the content has been handed over to the authorities.
Informer claim dismissed The claim that Mrs McConville was an informer was dismissed after an official investigation by the Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman.
She was held at one or more houses before being shot and buried in secret.
The Disappeared are those who were abducted, murdered and secretly buried by republicans during the Troubles.
The IRA admitted in 1999 that it murdered and buried at secret locations nine of the Disappeared.
The Independent Commission for the Location of Victims' Remains was established in 1999 by a treaty between the British and Irish governments.
It lists 16 people as "disappeared". Despite extensive searches, the remains of seven of them have not been found.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-27232731

6 comments:

Henry said...

Adams should give his pals the Queen and Prince Phillip a shout...they'll help him out.

Anonymous said...

The secret royal pardons for IRA terrorists: MP attacks 'cover-up' after it's revealed 365 people have been given amnesties in Northern Ireland since 1979
True total 'much higher' as records for 1987 and 1997 have gone missing
Number 'have been handed to loyalist and republican ‘super-grasses’'
Bulk of cases are non-terrorism related and predate the peace process


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2619221/The-secret-royal-pardons-IRA-terrorists-MP-attacks-cover-revealed-365-people-given-amnesties-Northern-Ireland-1979.html#ixzz30hewfGy7

Henry said...

Who the fuck is she to pardon Marxist scum who plant bombs in pubs and under bandstands....

Strangely 'sweet' on the enemy is who she is.

Anonymous said...

They've let the murdering bastard out!

Henry said...

Friend of the Royal Family, Martin McGuiness, boasts: "Gerry Adams will be released shortly"...

More....

"Sinn Fein’s Gerry Kelly [ the 'London Bomber'] said of Mr Adams: "He's very thankful for the solidarity that was shown by people, he is being treated well by the custody staff, he looks well"

Source http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/martin-mcguinness-gerry-adams-will-be-released-shortly-30242965.html

GWR said...




I thought they would have given Adams severe grief at Antrim nick.

They certainly would have done years ago.

The RUC were 'real' coppers IMHO.

Adams used to think he was 'jack the lad' when he was in HMP Maze in 1974. We used to make sure he went to bed knowing he wasn't.

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