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Sikh leaders consider legal challenge to Garda Turban ban

Published 26/08/2007

Sikh leaders in Ireland are considering mounting a legal challenge to the banning of turban's in the Gardai.

The Irish Sikh Council has reportedly been in contact with representatives of a New York police officer who successfully overturned a similar ban there.

It comes after Garda Commissioner Noel Conroy upheld a ban on the head dress after a Sikh reservist recruit insisted he must be allowed to wear it whilst on duty.

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