Facebook Policeman murder comments man charged Tyrone, Ireland

  1. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 5 years ago

    A man has been charged over offensive comments allegedly posted on a social networking site about the murder of Catholic police officer Ronan Kerr in Northern Ireland.

    Constable Kerr (25), was killed when a dissident republican bomb exploded as he got into his car outside his home in Omagh, Co Tyrone, on April 2nd.

    A 45-year-old was arrested in Cookstown, Co Tyrone, yesterday and charged with distributing material that was threatening or offensive.

    He is to appear at Dungannon Magistrates’ Court on July 22nd charged under the Malicious Communications Act.

    A condition of the police bail is that he is not allowed to use a computer.

  2. TMMason profile image75
    TMMasonposted 5 years ago

    Do you have a copy of these comments? They are trying right now to impliment this offensive speech law in some states and in America. So I would very interested in seeing the comments TIO