The three men sentenced to 17 years in prison for travelling on false passports have escaped before the authorities in Bogata could arrest them, when their earlier aquittal was reversed by an appeal court. The first question that comes to mind here, is how Bertie Ahern will handle affairs if and more probably when the three turn up in the Republic?
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