Garda Must Charge Or Release Father Of Brothers Found In Boot

The father of two boys found dead in the boot of his crashed car must today be charged or released by gardaí.

The brothers, Eoghan (10) and Ruairi (5) Chada, were found in the boot of their fathers car when it crashed outside Westport on Monday afternoon.

The boys had left home with the father, Sanjeev, on Sunday evening to go bowling but never arrived. A Child Rescue Ireland Alert we issued following a family member receiving a "distressing" message from Sanjeev Chada.

With the discovery of the boys bodies garda believed that they had died prior to the car crash and a murder investigation was launched.

Upon being discharged from hospital on Wednesday, Mr Chada was arrested in connection with the boys deaths and is being held at Westport Garda station.

It is understood that garda may have identified a location in Co Mayo where the boys were killed.

Garda are continuing to question Mr Chada and will today either charge him with a crime of release him.


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