Skip to content
This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies. You can change your settings or learn more here.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Image: Leah Farrell via

Five men arrested in connection with Hutch murder plot released without charge

Gardaí believe a senior figure in the Hutch family was being targeted.
Mar 30th 2019, 1:18 PM 12,522 9

FIVE PEOPLE ARRESTED by specialist gardaí in relation to an apparent attempt on the life of a Hutch family member have all been released without charge. 

On Wednesday, as part of ongoing investigation conducted by Special Crime Operations into serious feud related crime, gardaí arrested three men aged between 24 and 38.

They were all arrested for conspiracy to murder. The next day gardaí arrested two more people in relation to the same incident. 

However, this afternoon gardaí confirmed that all five have been released without charge. 

A spokeswoman said: “The two remaining men (20s and 30s) arrested as part of the ongoing investigations into serious feud related organised criminal activity in the Dublin Region, have been released without charge. 

“A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.  There are now no persons in custody in relation to this investigation.” 

Send a tip to the author

Garreth MacNamee


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a comment

    cancel reply
    Back to top