Loyalist terror chief turned supergrass, Gary Haggarty, jailed for 6 years

Loyalist terror chief turned supergrass, Gary Haggarty, jailed for 6 years

Loyalist paramilitary chief turned state informer Gary Haggarty has been jailed at Belfast Crown Court for six-and-a-half years for 202 terror offences.

Justice Adrian Colton said it was a case of "exceptional gravity" and untold damage had been caused to individual lives and society as a whole.

Parole Commissioners will consider whether to release Haggarty early as part of a peace process deal.

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