22/01/2019

Four People Suspected Of Funding Terrorism In Syria Arrested In Dublin

Gardaí from the Special Detective Unit have arrested four people in connection with the suspected funding of IS groups in Syria.

Three women and one man were detained in Dublin following a number of search operations as part of a major investigation by Garda intelligence and financial units.

It is understood that the four people arrested are members of the same family, and are suspected of sending funds to Syria to people affiliated with Islamic State.

Documents, electronics and cash were seized during six search operations across Dublin.

The investigation is on-going.

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