RUC raid ``a vindictive act''
The RUC raid on the Felons club rooms in Belfast on Wednesday
morning is the latest in a long line of raids carried out by the
``It is part of the RUC's continuing campaign against the
Association,'' said Felons Association spokesperson Liam Shannon.
A large force of RUC personnel raided the Association's premises
and removed furniture, including tables and chairs.
d according to Dickie Glenholmes, also a member of the
Association, who was present during the RUC raid ``this constant
harassment is part of the RUC campaign to shut the club down, but
it will not work''.
Glenholmes said that during the raid the RUC ``made accusations
against the Association, but we refute their allegations totally''
and he thanked those elected representatives of Sinn Fein who
were on the scene to support the Felons while the RUC raided the
Sinn Fein's Gerry Kelly said, ``this raid and the continual
harassment of the Felons and its members further underlines the
fact that the RUC is incapable of impartial policing''.