PSNI officers suspended in racist and sectarian text messages inquiry

Four police officers have been suspended in Northern Ireland following an investigation into alleged racist and sectarian text messages.

The officers were suspended from duty on Thursday as part of an internal investigation.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland said the issues were identified “through internal PSNI mechanisms and will be robustly investigated”.

It is believed the texts were found during another internal investigation.

For further details go to the BBC website at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-17637450

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