UPDATED: Victim claims IRA and Sinn Fein members assigned to deal with her rape allegations internally

And on Tuesday night Spotlight according to today’s Sunday Independent is on a controversial case of a young woman who makes specific allegations against a named member of the IRA. According to the report a case was prepared against the man concerned but he was acquitted when seemingly at the last minute no evidence was offered at his trial. We’ll have to watch the programme for the actual detail, but the matter is already a subject of some political controversy: Last year, after the jailing of Gerry Adams’ brother …

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