Morrison wants reason made public

Sinn Féin's former director of publicity Danny Morrison has demanded that the reasons why his conviction in 1991 for the false imprisonment of an IRA informer is being quashed should be given in open court.

The Public Prosecution Service in the North is not contesting the appeal - but the reasons for this are contained in a sealed letter.

The North's Lord Chief Justice, Brian Kerr, today said that he would read the document but Mr Morrison has claimed that that was not good enough and he wants to know why he wrongfully spent six years in jail.


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