27/09/2012

Two Arrested For Allegedly Spying On Garda HQ

Following the discovery of cameras and surveillance equipment in a hotel room on Harcourt Street, two mean are being questioned for allegedly spying on the Garda Síochána's Dublin headquarters in the city centre.

Gardaí are describing the discovery of the equipment as sinister.

Officers from the special detective unit raided the room in the Harcourt Hotel yesterday afternoon.

The room faces on to the offices where the specialist units are based - the special detective unit, the organised crime unit, the criminal assets bureau and the emergency response unit.

Two men were later arrested on Grafton Street. They are both known to the gardaí and from Dublin.

(H)


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