McGuinness urges public to help police in fight against RAAD

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The North’s Deputy first minister has called on people in Derry to help police jail members of vigilante group RAAD (Republican Action Against Drugs.)

In an interview broadcast on the ‘Guardian’ website today, Martin McGuinness said he hoped people would come forward “ to give all the information they have about this group.”

Mr McGuinness said: “I think it is quite obvious the community is beginning to rise up against this and as a result of that it is quite clear that RAAD are about to make the biggest mistake of their lives. They are about to bite off more than they can chew because if the community in Derry turns against you then you are going absolutely nowhere.

“And I think they (RAAD) do need to be going somewhere and they need to be going to prison. And I would hope as a result of the rise in opposition to the activities of RAAD that people will come forward to give all the information they have about this group.”

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