So, It seems Gerry Adams has been arrested. Arrested mind, not charged. It’s in the historic McConville case, for which there have already been a spate of arrests. Mr Adams took the precaution of letting people know he had agreed to be interviewed, but it seems that when he met the PSNI they decided to arrest him.
Here’s his statement from earlier…
Statement from Gerry Adams about PSNI meeting this evening over murder of Jean McConville – PSNI says 65yo arrested pic.twitter.com/Rwi8mhnlpB
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