Friday 18 August 2017

They tried to kill us, says Dana husband

THE husband of presidential candidate Dana Rosemary Scallon has claimed a tyre of their campaign car was deliberately damaged in an attempt to "injure or murder us".

Gardai were last night investigating the allegation by Damien Scallon.

But a number of experts, who studied a photograph of the damage inflicted on the tyre, said they believed it had been caused by driving following a puncture.

Dana, pictured with her car and the tyre, was asleep in the back seat of the Peugeot 508, when it suffered a tyre blowout on the M4 motorway, near Kilcock, Co Kildare, on Tuesday night.

Her lawyers later filed an official complaint with gardai of criminal damage to the tyre.

Irish Independent

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