Mass Organised Crime Operation Springs Into Action

A massive Gardaí operation countering organised crime has began in Limerick.

The operation is part of an ongoing police investigation into such gang-related criminal activity in the Limerick area with planned searches being carried this morning.

According to Gardaí, so far up to 40 premises have been searched as part of the operation, and are being conducted by the Limerick Divisional Search Team.

A Gardaí spokesman said the mass operation is also being assisted by members from the Detective Branch and Uniform Gardai from within the Division.

There is also support being provided by the Regional Response Unit and the Garda Air Support Unit.

The operation is being implemented under the operational control of Southern Region Assistant Commissioner Kevin Ludlow, who was appointed last November and has been heavily involved in anti-gang operations in the city.


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