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Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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A RETIRED GARDA arrested in connection with an investigation into immigration irregularities at a garda station in the western region has been released without charge. 

Gardaí from the Roscommon/Longford division investigating the irregularities at the garda station, which are believed to have started in mid-2017, are coordinating with the Garda National Immigration Bureau and officials from the Department of Justice in the case. 

A man in his 60s, who was a garda but has since retired, was arrested on Wednesday morning and was released without charge yesterday. 

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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