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Plastic Bullets

Volume 175: debated on Wednesday 4 July 1990

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To ask the Attorney-General how many cases in 1989 involving persons injured by plastic bullets in Northern Ireland have been considered by the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland; and what action was taken in each case.

Figures for cases considered during 1989 by the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland involving persons killed or injured by the alleged use of baton rounds are as follows:

Number
Cases12
Persons injured14
Persons killed1
Prosecutions directed0
No prosecution directed12