On the Run letters to be deemed worthless by British Government

first_imgNews WhatsApp By News Highland – September 3, 2014 Facebook Twitter Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleAngelina’s wedding dress revealedNext articleFinal chance for O’Neill to assess ahead of qualifiers News Highland Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ It’s claimed Northern Ireland’s Secretary of State will tell hundreds of IRA terror suspects they no longer have immunity from prosecution.According to the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Theresa Villiers is due to announce that the “comfort letters” – issued to on-the-run suspects ahead of the Good Friday Agreement – are now worthless.The letters were thrown back into the spotlight after the collapse of the Hyde Park bombing trial – after it emerged that 62-year-old Donegal man John Downey received one.Belfast-based security correspondent Alan Murray says the move will do little to comfort the relatives of IRA victims.Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/08murr1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsAppcenter_img Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry On the Run letters to be deemed worthless by British Government Google+ Pinterest Facebook Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more