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Campbell welcomes Ombudsman report into arson attack on Sean Dolan’s

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Sinn Féin councillor Kevin Campbell has welcomed the report from the Police Ombudsman into an arson attack on Sean Dolan’s GAA club in Derry in December 2011.

Speaking after the publication of the report, which found that the PSNI investigation into the incident ‘lacked leadership, direction and supervision,’ the Creggan councillor said:

“From the outset we were clear that we believed this was malicious. That was supported within days after we raised concerns with senior police officers.

“This report from the Police Ombudsman has vindicated that position.

“It highlights the accountability measures that exist to hold the PSNI to account when policing falls short of the required standard.

“I welcome this report and that the Ombudsman has recommended that appropriate action be taken to address it and to ensure it does not happen again.”

 

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