Molloy welcomes Supreme Court findings in McCaughey/Grew case
Sinn Féin's Francie Molloy MLA (Mid-Ulster) has welcomed the ruling by the Brirtish Supreme Court today in favour of the families of Martin McCaughey and Dessie Grew.
Francie Molloy said:
"My thoughts are with the families of Martin McCaughey and Dessie Grew on their tremendous victory with this landmark ruling by the British Supreme Court today.
"The 6:1 majority ruling has fully vindicated the families long campaign to see justice for their loved ones. I would urge the North's Coroner to set a date without delay so that a thorough and fully informed Inquest can be conducted into the circumstances leading to the killing of Martin and Dessie.
"This ruling means that the Inquest not only has the authority to investigate the circumstances leading to the killings but that it must 'fully and thoroughly investigate allegations of a shoot to kill operation by the SAS.
"This ruling has huge implications for many other killings involving British State Forces and for the many families who are still awaiting Inquests into the deaths of loved ones - most for decades.
"The ruling today in London should mean the end of the waiting for all of these families and I can assure them that Sinn Féin will be fully supportive of them in the time ahead." CRÍOCH