Northern Ireland

Leaked PSNI document posted near Sinn Féin office

Party policing spokesperson labelled the incident as a ‘sinister’ attempt to intimidate

Gerry Kelly, Sinn Féin policing spokesperson: “This is a very public indication that the dissidents do have access to the sensitive information in the data leak document. It therefore represents a very real threat to the officers and the civilian staff involved.” Picture: Sam Boal/

A redacted document, purporting to be from a major PSNI data leak, was posted overnight on a wall facing a Sinn Féin office in Belfast.

Gerry Kelly, the party’s policing spokesperson, described the incident as “sinister”.

Last week the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) revealed a document had mistakenly been shared online which included the names of about 10,000 officers and staff.

Kelly said the document, with the names of the officers removed, was ...