Mac Lochlainn says gardai should explain penalty point decisions

first_img Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Google+ Homepage BannerNews Mac Lochlainn says gardai should explain penalty point decisions Pinterest WhatsApp Pinterest By News Highland – September 15, 2014 Facebook WhatsAppcenter_img Gardaí who wipe out penalty points are being told to leave behind a ‘paper trail’ to explain their decision.The call from Sinn Fein follows fresh allegations about abuses in the system.Yesterday it was revealed that whistleblower, Maurice McCabe, said points are still being quashed for family and friends of members of the force.Sergeant McCabe’s original allegations that Gardai were routinely abusing their discretionary powers were upheld by the Guerin report in May.GSOC is to independently examine the new allegations.Sinn Féin’s Justice spokesman is Donegal North East Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn. He accepts there will be genuine cases, but says they need to be backed up with proof………..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/pmaclpoints.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Wednesday May 26th Twitter Previous articleStrabane win 15th North West cricket title.Next articleCouncillor says 95 year old patient should have been brought home by ambulance News Highland Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programmelast_img read more