Councillor claims searches on water protesters homes was political policing

michaelcolmA Donegal County Cllr has accused Gardai of political policing after the homes of two water charges protesters were raided last week.

Last Thursday it was reported to Gardai that a number of items, which are the property of Irish Water, had been stolen.

A number of searches then took place on Friday on homes in the Letterkenny area and items were recovered .

Cllr Micheal Cholm Mac Giolla Easpaig says that five Garda arrived to search one of the houses, and he claims this was intimidation: