The Arrest Of Padraig Wilson – Some Thoughts, Some Questions

The Broken Elbow

If I was in the leadership of Sinn Fein there is one question to which I would now be urgently trying to get an answer and it is this: who took the initiative that led to the arrest and charging of former senior IRA member Padraig Wilson who last week was arraigned on charges connected to the high profile IRA murder of East Belfast man Robert McCartney in January 2005?

There really are only two possible answers. It was either McCartney’s sisters and partner, who have campaigned tirelessly to obtain justice for their late brother, or it was the PSNI. If it was the former then the Adams-McGuinness leadership can rest a little easier. But if the PSNI was behind the arrest of Wilson, if it was their detectives who dreamed up the prosecution strategy and pushed it forward, then they have every reason to be very concerned for it…

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