Party election candidates Cora Groogan and Deirdre Hargey, along with former Belfast councillor Sean Hayes and one other unidentified witness have given statements to the Police Ombudsman. All are understood to have stated that they “saw no fighting in the bar, with sources confirming they have little evidential value to the police investigation”.
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