Man arrested - connected to murder of Capt Robert Nairac

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  1. Yellow_Devil

    Yellow_Devil War Hero

    Breaking news on Sky TV - a man has been arrested in South Armagh in connection with 1977 murder of "SAS" Captain Robert Nairac
     
  2. Billwhyman

    Billwhyman Old-Salt

    Is this the officer whose body was never found?

    *edited, because calling an officer a bloke is treason. Last time i mention to a mucker that the OC is 'a good bloke'*
     
  3. Lesleycape

    Lesleycape Old-Salt

    There's hope that after all this time justice will be done. :)

    If this man is guilty then I hope they lock him up and throw away the key.
     
  4. A little more on BBC

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  5. Lesleycape

    Lesleycape Old-Salt

    After reading what this brave man went through, I sometimes think it's a pity we don't practice the 'eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth' form of justice. :x
     
  6. flyinghussar

    flyinghussar Old-Salt

    Show respect PLEASE "Bloke is not an appropriate term to use" Officer would be better or even soldier. And you are, Regretfully, still part of the Union so Treason still applies. :eek:
     
  7. Billwhyman

    Billwhyman Old-Salt

    Apologies. :oops:
     
  8. Brave young man. RIP, but get the buggas who did for him, including those living in USA -I wonder if their neighbours know that they were once terrorists!!??
     
  9. flyinghussar

    flyinghussar Old-Salt

    Accepted in the truest sense all the best
     
  10. oldbaldy

    oldbaldy LE Moderator Good Egg (charities)
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    But will there be a high profile trial followed by instant release because it come under the scope of 'The Good Friday Agreement'?
     
  11. Biped

    Biped LE Book Reviewer

    On the first point - if ther yanks can grab the Natwest 3, despite British Law and Habeas Corpus . . . .

    On the second point, they are probably being looked after in the states by 'the boys', or doing gardening jobs for the Kennedies . . .

    Personally, I don't hold much hope out of anything being done. This gobment will probably retrospectively release them under the Good Friday Agreement.
     
  12. oldbaldy

    oldbaldy LE Moderator Good Egg (charities)
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    I see we are a pair of old cynics Biped :wink:
     
  13. I know someone with a meat grinder if you want to do some eye for eye justice. Also, call me pedantic, but shouldn't it be Capt Nairac G.C.?
     
  14. Hairy_Hacker

    Hairy_Hacker Old-Salt

    Pardon my ignorance but why is 'bloke' so offensive, nay treasonous?
     
  15. H802

    H802 Swinger

    "SAS" Captain Robert Nairac :?


    Not as i recall, although i'm sure others here know far more about it than myself.