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PIRA 'still exists', says PSNI chief

The chief constable of the PSNI has said the Provisional IRA still exists, but is committed to politics and is not on a war footing.

George Hamilton reaffirmed the PSNI's assessment that IRA members were involved in the killing of Kevin McGuigan, but said there was no evidence at this stage that the killing in east Belfast was sanctioned by the organisation.

BBC NI Home Affairs Correspondent Vincent Kearney reports.

  • 24 Aug 2015