23/01/2017

Three Men Arrested At Dublin Airport In Connection With People Smuggling

Three men have been arrested at Dublin Airport as part of an investigation into an international illegal immigrant smuggling network.

The suspects, aged 61, 56 and 28, were arrested at the airport on Sunday, 22 January. They are currently being held at Ballymun and Coolock Garda Stations under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

It is understood that two of the men work for Aer Lingus.

The Garda National Immigration Bureau said that they believe that a network at the airport may have smuggled up to 100 illegal immigrants through Dublin Airport.

(MH/LM)

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