Father Arrested Following The Deaths Of Two Brothers In Co Mayo

Sanjeev Chada, 42, the father of two brothers Eoghan and Ruairí Chada, has been arrested after being discharged from hospital.

He was arrested earlier today in Castlebar and is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at Westport Garda Station.

The bodies of the two brothers, aged 10 and 5, were discovered in the boot of their father's car which crashed in County Mayo on Monday.

Post mortems have been carried out on the bodies, however gardai said the results will not be released for operational reasons. It is believed the boys had been strangled before the car crash.

Gardai are appealing to the business community, particularly owners of service stations and fast food outlets, to review their C.C.T.V. footage in respect of a dark green Ford Focus car registration number 06 CW 238 between the hours of 6.30pm on Sunday evening 28th July and 3.30pm on Monday 29th July.


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