05/07/2019

Arrest Made In Garda Corruption Investigation

A man has been arrested and released without charge in connection with an investigation into garda corruption.

The 50-year-old was taken into custody yesterday, 04 July, for suspected conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and detained at a Garda Station in Co Tipperary under section 4 Criminal Justice act 1984.

It is in relation to investigations by personnel attached to the Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (GNBCI) into alleged wrong-doing or corruption involving garda personnel in the Southern Region.

Investigations are ongoing following his release.

This is the fourth arrest in relation to the inquiry, which saw three garda officers apprehended in May and later suspended from duty.

(CM/JG)

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