Penalty points probe hit by staff shortage

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has been unable to hire suitable investigators

31st January, 2016
GSOC was tasked by former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter to open the investigation into the original allegations in January 2014

A €1 million probe into allegedly wrongful penalty point cancellations by members of An Garda Síochána has been held up for a year because the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has been unable to hire suitable investigators.

GSOC was tasked by former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter to open the investigation into the original allegations in January 2014 to see if there was evidence of criminal offences or...

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