Justice Minister Condemns Belfast Murder
Justice Minister David Ford has said that no excuse and no cause can justify the taking of a life.
~ Sunday, 31 March 2013
I offer my deepest sympathies to the family of this young man and also my prayers on this Easter Sunday.
Northern Ireland Department of Justice
The Minister was speaking following the murder of a young man in Belfast.
David Ford said: "I condemn in the strongest possible terms this callous murder. There can be no cause that can justify the taking of a precious human life and no excuse can explain the suffering that results.
“I offer my deepest sympathies to the family of this young man and also my prayers on this Easter Sunday.
“I also condemn those responsible for the attempt to kill police officers in Lurgan on Saturday.
“I urge anyone with information about these crimes to pass it to the police or anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111."
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