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# Witness Intimidation

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Prisoner released without charge in investigation into witness intimidation during Adrian Donohoe trial
He was the seventh person arrested as part of the investigation into witness intimidation.
Fifth arrest made over alleged witness intimidation relating to Aaron Brady murder trial
Brady was sentenced to at least 40 years in prison for the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe.
Man (23) accused of using Snapchat for witness intimidation remanded in custody for Christmas
On conviction, the charge carries a possible 10-year sentence.
Convicted killer admits threatening witness in manslaughter case
The judge said it was at the moderate to lower end of the scale of these offences.
Just 22 per cent of witness intimidation cases lead to a conviction
Fine Gael TD Bernard Durkan says that there must be ‘at least 50 per cent convictions’.
Over 50 convictions for witness, jury intimidation since 2006
Figures released by Minister for Justice Alan Shatter this week show that of 186 proceedings brought for alleged intimidation since 2006, 56 resulted in a conviction.