Former Senior Garda investigated multiple high-profile sexual abuse cases
By The Headlines, June 10, 2023 | 08:48 AM
A former senior garda officer who was detained on suspicion of sex offences was freed without charge.
According to Garda, the investigation is ongoing, and a file will be filed to the Director of Public Prosecutions.
He was apprehended and questioned at a Dublin garda station.
An inquiry was launched in response to a complaint, and interviews were conducted.
He was questioned today regarding suspected rape and sexual assault charges.
This afternoon, Garda Headquarters reported that a male former garda has been arrested in connection with alleged crimes under the Criminal Law (Rape) Amendment Act 1990.
Sexual assault aggravated sexual assault, and rape are among the serious sexual offences covered by the Act.
According to the statement, the man is now a private person and is being held at a Dublin Garda station.
He was arrested and released tonight under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.