Gun seized and man in his 70s arrested after search in Saggart

Gardaí said the man was recently released from custody.

Firearm Seizure 22nd October 2023 Image of the handgun seized from the property in Saggart.

GARDAÍ SEIZED A gun and arrested a man in Saggart, Dublin yesterday afternoon as part of searches that were conducted in the area.

An Garda Síochána’s Dublin Crime Response Team carried the search and seized a handgun along with a quantity of ammunition.

A man in his 70s was arrested at the scene. A spokesperson for gardaí said the man was recently released from garda custody.

The firearm will be sent to the Ballistics Section of the Garda Technical Bureau to undergo analysis and a file is being prepared by the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Investigations are ongoing.