DUP man threatens to name McCartney 'killers'

Democratic Unionist Party MEP Jim Allister has threatened to name those he believes were involved in the attack on Robert McCartney in the European Parliament this afternoon.

Democratic Unionist Party MEP Jim Allister has threatened to name those he believes were involved in the attack on Robert McCartney in the European Parliament this afternoon.

Mr Allister, a barrister, has indicated he would do nothing to prejudice a criminal trial, but may use his parliamentary immunity to identify individuals alleged to have been in the crowd at the time of the attack.

The family of Mr McCartney say they have not been in contact with Mr Allister and are puzzled by his intentions.

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