Irish senior sex
He said the recommendation was based on his concern about the fact the original allegation had been investigated by a local officer, Supt Noel Cunningham, who knew both Sgt Mc Cabe and Ms D’s father, who was also a garda.
He said he felt it would have been better if it was examined by people outside the district.
A file containing a false allegation of child sex abuse against whistleblower Maurice Mc Cabe was sent by Tusla, the child and family agency, to gardai and widely circulated in 2013, however no effort was made to substantiate the claim.
He is to take a legal case against Tusla and has met with Minister for Children Katherine Zappone.
She has indicated a public apology will be forthcoming.
In 2014, Tusla admitted a mistake had been made and attributed the false accusation to a “clerical error”.
It was only last year that Mr Mc Cabe became aware that the highly damaging false abuse allegation had been widely circulated.