Frances Meehan
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Michael Donnelly's sister feels let down by HET

The body set up to probe deaths during the Troubles in Northern Ireland investigated cases where the state was involved with "less rigour" than others, a police watchdog has found.

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary said it appeared the Historical Enquiries Team's (HET) policy was based on a "misrepresentation of the law".

It said their approach was inconsistent and had serious shortcomings.

Frances Meehan, whose brother Michael Donnelly was shot dead with a plastic bullet in 1981, said the families did not believe the HET could continue investigating their relatives' deaths.

  • 03 Jul 2013
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