Return of the grass…

IT’S been mentioned on another thread, but maybe deserves its own – the Crown is to use “informer evidence” again. Informers are expected to provide witness evidence in court for the first time in 20 years against suspected paramilitaries in a case against six men facing UDA membership and drugs charges. Sharon O’Neill recalls why there may be raised eyebrows at such a move.

Quick question; if members of the PIRA can get membership charges dropped because PIRA is on a recognised ceasefire, isn’t the State leaving itself rather open here?

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