Garda Superintendent denies that referring Garda Harrison to GSOC was a charade

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Garda Superintendent denies that referring Garda Harrison to GSOC was a charade DL Debate – 24/05/21 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Previous articleDonegal riders compete at Northern Indoor Showjumping ChampionshipsNext articleHighland’s Farming News – Thursday 5th October News Highland By News Highland – October 5, 2017 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Gardai in Donegal held a meeting in October 2013 to discuss the statement made by Marisa Simms following an argument with her partner, Garda Keith Harrison.After the meeting, gardai referred the matter to GSOC under section 102 of the GS Act, which deals with threats to the life of a person or serious harm.Counsel for Garda Harrison asked Superintendent Eugene McGovern what was done to protect Ms Simms if gardai were sure that there was a threat to her.Supt McGovern said Ms Simms had been given advice on crime prevention.He denied the referral was a charade when asked by Chairman Peter Charleton.GSOC decided not to pursue the allegation under section 102, saying it should’ve been referred under a different section.It’s also emerged today that gardai in Donegal considered suspending Garda Harrison or transferring him to another division pending an investigation into events outlined in Ms Simms’ statement. Google+ Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Twitter Facebook Pinterest Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twitter Facebook A Garda superintendent has denied that referring Garda Keith Harrison to GSOC was a complete charade.A referral was made to the Garda Ombudsman following a statement made by Marisa Simms to gardai after an argument with Garda Harrison.last_img read more