Searches in Waterford and Cork on the 9/3/10.
Gardaí in Waterford and Cork have this morning, the 9/3/10, conducted a number of searches and arrested four men and three women.
The operation, which was supported by members from National Support Services and the Special Detective Unit, is part of an investigation into a conspiracy to commit a serious offence (namely, conspiracy to murder an individual in another jurisdiction).
Throughout the investigation An Garda Síochána has been working closely with law enforcement agencies in the United States and in a number of European countries.
The men and women arrested range in age from mid 20's to late 40's and are detained under Section 50 of Criminal Justice Act 2007 at Waterford, Tramore, Dungarvan and Thomastown Garda Stations.
Garda Press Office