Police defend failed fraud investigation into police fraud…

AFTER the PSNI investigated itself in a major fraud probe requested by the High Court and – big surprise – didn’t find enough evidence to bring charges against its own officers, the Police Service has now come out and defended itself. However, David Gordon notes that the two PSNI employees suspended in late 2005 are still not back at work, which “suggests that internal procedures relating to the armour plating contract saga have yet to be concluded”.