Gardai

Fifth arrest in investigation into allegations of witness intimidation connected to Aaron Brady trial

Gardai

David Lynch

Reporter:

David Lynch

Fifth arrest in investigation into allegations of witness intimidation connected to Aaron Brady trial

Gardaí attached to the Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (GNBCI) have arrested a fifth person in connection with allegations of witness intimidation, perverting the course of justice and the unlawful use of mobile phones in the prison environment, related to the recent criminal trial of DPP versus Aaron Brady.

This morning, Detective Gardaí attached to the Serious Crime Review Team in  GNBCI arrested a person in relation to this investigation. This is the 5th such arrest in this investigation.

The arrested person is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at the Bridewell Garda  Station, Dublin.

Investigations are ongoing.
 
All four persons previously arrested in relation to this investigation on 8th October 2020 have since been released without charge. Files will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.