Northern child abuse probe results in multiple arrests
on 16/09/2013 09:16:59
The inquiry follows a Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) review of cases where young people have gone missing from the care system over the last 18 months.
It is understood a number of people have been arrested in connection with the probe
A total of 22 young people, aged between 13 and 18, may be at risk.
The issue is to be discussed at the Stormont Assembly today. Health Minister Edwin Poots and Justice Minister David Ford are due to attend a committee meeting.
Most of the children were abused when they went missing from care homes.