*B and others (Former Soldiers) v Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland

Arrest – Police. The Divisional Court prohibited the Police Service of Northern Ireland from arresting and transferring the claimant former British soldiers to interview them under caution in relation to the events of Bloody Sunday upon the claimants undertaking that they would attend for an interview. There were no reasonable grounds for the decision to arrest any of the claimants as necessary to allow the prompt and effective investigation.

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