Media playback is unsupported on your device

On the Runs: Matt Baggott says police 'acted lawfully'

10 March 2014 Last updated at 13:40 GMT

Chief Constable Matt Baggott has rejected claims that letters sent to so-called On the Runs amounted to get out of jail free cards or an amnesty.

Mr Baggott also told a special meeting of the Policing Board that the PSNI acted lawfully when participating in the scheme.

As he arrived to face questions about the scheme, Mr Baggott was met jeered by loyalist protesters

BBC Northern Ireland Home Affairs Correspondent Vincent Kearney reports.

Most watched

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.