The new IRA and the attempted murder of PSNI Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell
The DCI is currently in hospital fighting for his life.
A car has emerged as a key piece of evidence in the attempted murder of PSNI Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell after football training in Omagh last week - a callous shooting which has shocked all Ireland.
The second hand Fiesta, purchased in a private sale on February 8, was hidden in Belfast and then used by the gunmen who sprayed bullets at the officer after a training session for teenagers.
Nicola Tallant speaks to Belfast Telegraph Crime Correspondent Allison Morris about the recruitment of young men into the New IRA which had been deemed a reduced terror threat in Northern Ireland before the attack.
They discuss the group’s motive to kill, its use of propaganda and its intent to make policing Northern Ireland a thankless job.
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