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Sinn Féin reiterates support for McCartney family

13 March, 2005


Sinn Féin senior negotiator, North Belfast MLA Gerry Kelly has said that party members with any information on the brutal murder of Robert McCartney have been instructed to come forward and give an 'honest and full' account.

Mr Kelly said:

"Sinn Féin supports the McCartney family's demand for truth and justice.

"We have consistently said that anyone with information about Robert's murder should come forward.

"We support the determination of the McCartney family to see the perpetrators in court and have been working on the ground to achieve this.

"Sinn Fein members with any information on the brutal murder of Robert McCartney have been instructed to come forward and give an honest and full account.

"I understand that a number of party members have given statements to their solicitor with the instruction that they be forwarded to the Police Ombudsman." ENDS

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