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Northern Ireland: Police need
Mr Justice Weir did us all a service when he laid into the police over their investigation of the Omagh bombing.
He made it abundantly clear that the police had bungled the case, particularly the collection and handling of DNA evidence, and that some officers had tried to deceive the court over their role.
The NI Forensic Service also felt the lash of the judge's tongue and the Public Prosecution Service must have red faces at allowing the case ever to go before the courts. The bombing which killed 29 people in 1998 involved up to 18 terrorists in making the bomb and a... Read more