GRA says proper procedures need to be followed on allegations of Garda malpractice

A representative for the Garda Representative Association in the north west says there has to be confidence in the system set up to investigate Garda malpractice.

Sligo-based Garda and GRA spokesperson in Sligo Leitrim Ray Whims says that there is a procedure in place for reporting whistleblower claims.

He has made the comments following serious allegations in the Dail yesterday afternoon on Garda malpractice in Leitrim.

Sligo Leitrim Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny made the allegations during a debate on the O’Higgins report claiming that members of the force engage active criminals as informants.

Speaking to Ocean FM News, Garda Ray Whims says the proper channels including making reports to GSOC and the Garda Commission should be followed ahead of making such claims in the Dail: