John Cassidy
Northern Ireland news
A FORMER loyalist paramilitary was jailed today for two and a half years for having a cache of guns and ammunition - despite a plea from First Minister Peter Robinson to "show leniency''. Mr Robinson was one of a number of DUP politicians who wrote letters to Belfast Court urging the judge not to jail 74-year-old Samuel Tweed who had been on the run from police for almost 40 years.
 

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