UK news MLA hits out at 'campaign of sectarian intimidation' against Catholic community in north Belfast last news
MetiNews.Com - Sinn Fein MLA Gerry Kelly has hit out at an "ongoing campaign of sectarian intimidation" against the Catholic community in north Belfast.
Breaking News ! "Sinn Fein MLA Gerry Kelly has hit out at an "ongoing campaign of sectarian intimidation" against the Catholic community in north Belfast. Mr Kelly, who sits on the Policing Board, said a Catholic family in the Kilcoole area had sectarian graffiti saying "KAT (Kill All Taigs) sprayed on their home and car over night.“This is the latest in a string of incidents in the greater Ballysillan/Cavehill area, including homes allocated to Catholics targeted in Tyndale and attacks on property and sectarian flags and banners being erected in Cavehill in a bid to mark out territory and intimidate residents," he said. “This sectarian thuggery is despicable.“It is an orchestrated attempt to intimidate Catholics and create community tensions.
. “The people behind this campaign of intimidation must be faced down and I call on anyone with any information on those responsible to bring it forward to the police," he added. Inspector Philip McCullagh said: "A report was made at around 8:15am today (Sunday 2nd August) that graffiti had been painted on the door of a property in Kilcoole Gardens in north Belfast and on a car parked at the address."Enquiries are continuing into this matter, which is being treated as a sectarian hate crime.“Anyone with information that could assist our investigation is asked to call police on 101 and quote reference number 693 of 02/08/20." "
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