2 years ago
Eight Gardaí suspended over allegations of corruption
The incidents occurred in the Munster region.
Eight Gardaí have been suspended over allegations of corruption in Munster.
Further to an ongoing investigation led by the Assistant Commissioner, Special Crime Operations (SCO), involving personnel attached to the Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (GNBCI), eight members of An Garda Síochána have been suspended.
Gardaí confirmed to JOE that this element of the investigation is focused on corruption in public office.
It is believed that a number of Garda stations have been searched as part of the investigation.
Gardaí said: "As this is an ongoing investigation, An Garda Síochána will not be commenting on the rank or the location of the members of An Garda Síochána who have been suspended today."