§ Mr. McNamara
asked the Attorney-General how many cases in the first six months of the current year involving persons injured by plastic bullets in Northern Ireland have been considered by the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland; and what action was taken in each case.
§ The Attorney-General
Figures for cases considered between 1 January 1986 and 30 June 1986 by the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland involving persons killed or injured by the alleged use of baton rounds are as follows:225W
Number Cases 7 Persons injured 7 Persons killed 1 Prosecutions directed 0 No prosecution directed 4
In two cases a final direction pends the outcome of other proceedings or the submission to the Director of additional evidence. In one case consideration of the evidence has not been completed.