Undercover gardaí will have legal right to anonymity in court
The move comes after legal teams on murder trials challenged the right of undercover gardaí to keep their identities secret
Undercover gardaí are to be given the legal right to keep their identities secret when giving evidence in criminal trials. They will have the right to give evidence behind a screen so that they can only be seen by the judge and jury, and also to have their voice altered using voice modification technology.
The move comes after legal teams in high-profile murder trials challenged the right of undercover gardaí to remain anonymous in court ...