File for DPP on organised crime arrest

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A file will go to the DPP in connection with the arrest of a man as part of an investigation into organised crime in the west of Ireland.

The man in his early 40s was arrested on Wednesday morning and detained at Sligo Garda Station.

He has since been released and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

This is the fourth person who has been arrested in connection with the organised crime investigation in the Sligo/Leitrim Division.

Gardaí arrested a man in his mid-30s at Dublin Airport on Tuesday, January 11, and this man was later charged and appeared before the courts.

Two others, a man and a woman, were also arrested on January 18 and February 20 as part of the investigation.

One of these, a man in his 20s, was arrested in Galway before being detained in Sligo.

Both were later released without charge and files are being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.