On the Run letters: Barra McGrory says letters are 'virtually worthless'
10 June 2014 Last updated at 13:26 BST
Northern Ireland's chief prosecutor has said letters sent to so-called On the Runs saying they were not wanted by police are "virtually worthless".
Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory QC told a parliamentary inquiry the letters were "not an impediment to prosecution" if new evidence emerges.
BBC News NI Home Affairs Correspondent Vincent Kearney reports.