O’Hara v Chief Constable of Royal Ulster Constabulary [1997]

Facts

  • O’Hara was arrest by a police officer on the reasonable suspicion of a different officer

Issue

  • Was the arrest lawful

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • Reasonable suspicion requires a genuine belief by an officer and an objectively verifiable reason
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