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Gardaí arrest Kinahan associate at Dublin Airport over conspiracy to murder

The man was arrested at arrivals yesterday evening.

GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED a man at Dublin Airport for conspiracy to murder a member of the Hutch gang.

The Kinahan associate was detained in the arrivals hall of the airport at around 7pm yesterday evening.

The man has been under garda surveillance for a considerable period of time and has been a target of officers investigating gangland Dublin.

The man was arrested under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act and can be held for a week before he must be charged or released.

Read: Informants and paranoia: The implosion of the Kinahan gang’s Dublin lieutenants >

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