Posts Tagged ‘ Prostitution ’

News in Brief-Daly Kicks Up A Storm As Obama-Mania Takes Over

Clare-DalyThe O’Bamas were here this week enjoying a trip to Glendalough and a portion of chips with Bono. Hasn’t all been Guinness and skittles though. Clare Daly’s been a bit mean about the Presidential family visit and the G8. Daly asked: “Is the US President seeking hypocrite of the century award?” Er, pot, kettle Clare, before branding him “Mr War Criminal” not the most original nickname. Continue reading

Garda Arrested In Connection With Raping Prostitute

gardaA Garda accused of raping an Eastern European prostitute in her home has provided DNA samples to investigators after he was arrested.

Officers from the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission were today preparing a file for the Director of Public Prosecutions after spending several hours questioning the first ever rank and file officer to be arrested since the Ombudsman Commission was set up five years ago.

The Garda, in his 20s and based in a station in the Midlands, met members of the investigation team by appointment at Loughrea station in Co Galway yesterday morning.

It is alleged that the serious sexual assault on the victim, who was known to Gardai, took place over a year ago.

His arrest was made under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, which meant he could have been held without charge for up to 24 hours

It is understood the suspended officer had previously been arrested after failing to co-operate with the commission’s inquiries.