Today, Friday 6th November 2020, Gardaí attached to the Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (GNBCI) arrested a male in his 20's as part of the ongoing investigation regarding allegations of witness intimidation, perverting the course of justice and the unlawful use of mobile phones in the prison environment related to the recent criminal trial of DPP versus Aaron Brady.
The arrested male is currently detained at Portlaoise Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
This is the 7th arrest in this investigation.
Yesterday, Thursday 5th November 2020, investigation Gardai arrested a male his 50's. This Male has been released and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions. This was the 6th arrest in this investigation.
Investigations remain ongoing.