Public statement as PPS issues four decisions in connection with Operation Kenova files

29 October 2020

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Stephen Herron, confirmed that decisions not to prosecute have issued in respect of four individuals reported on files received from the Operation Kenova investigation team led by former Chief Constable Jon Boutcher. 

The decisions are all connected with an allegation that an individual committed perjury in the course of making affidavits sworn between 2003 and 2006, and the circumstances in which a decision was subsequently taken not to prosecute that individual.

This paper sets out some background information on the PPS decision not to prosecute four individuals reported.