13/03/2020

Man Arrested In Connection With Abduction And Assault Of Kevin Lunney

Gardaí investigating the abduction and assault of Kevin Lunney have made another arrest.

The man, aged in his 50s, is currently detained in Cavan Garda Station under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007.

Mr Lunney, a director of Quinn Industrial Holdings was abducted and subjected to a prolonged attack in September 2019.

Mr Lunney, who has been the target of sustained intimidation campaign, was held in a horsebox where he was beaten, sliced on the face and hands with a Stanley knove, had QIH carved into his chest, his leg broken and doused in bleach. He was later dumped by the side of the road in Co Cavan.

Yesterday's arrest follows the arrest of four other men last week.

(MH/CM)

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