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exclusive Policing bodies unite in legal challenge to Ombudsman

Looming court showdown could have major impact on cases

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PFNI represents officers

PFNI represents officers

Greysteel killer Torrens Knight

Greysteel killer Torrens Knight

Police Ombudsman Marie Anderson

Police Ombudsman Marie Anderson

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PFNI represents officers

The Police Ombudsman For Northern Ireland (PONI) is facing an unprecedented three-pronged legal action challenging a recent damning report that could pause any progress on dozens of historic investigations, the Sunday Life can reveal.

Marie Anderson’s office is still wading through an already huge backlog — the fallout to lengthy litigation following findings of police “collusion” in the UVF murders of six Catholics in a bar in the village of Loughinisland in 1994.


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