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PSNI chief constable calls in Hewitt to resolve funeral row

The Police Service of Northern Ireland's Chief Constable has called in the National Police Chiefs' Council chair to resolve a highly-charged political row over whether a funeral broke lockdown rules.

Under pressure: Chief Constable Simon Byrne

Under pressure: Chief Constable Simon Byrne

Date - 10th July 2020
By - Chris Smith
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Martin Hewitt, NPCC chair, will appoint a senior officer to look into claims that PSNI did not enforce legislation restricting gatherings due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Prominent republican Bobby Storey was buried in west Belfast on 30 June and...
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