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Maíria Cahill allegations: Sir Keir Starmer opens prosecution cases review

A human rights lawyer has begun a review of how the public prosecution service dealt with three cases linked to the alleged rape of a Belfast woman and claims of an IRA cover-up.

Sir Keir Starmer is a former head of the Crown Prosecution Service for England and Wales.

Maíria Cahill spent an hour on Friday outlining her concerns about the way her allegations were handled.

BBC News NI Home Affairs Correspondent Vincent Kearney reports.

  • 05 Dec 2014
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