Things are happening so thickly and quickly it’s hard to know where to begin. Sinn Fein have strongly protested the arrest of one of the most senior and most respected MLA, Francie Brolly in connection with inquiries into the Claudy bomb. The arrests they claim where a set up event in which the media was pre-breifed as to the identity of the arrestees. Ciaran Barnes also notes Brolly’s wife Anne’s call for a judicial inquiry into the bombing.
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