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Major Irish criminal arrested over murder of Gary Hutch

Gary Hutch
Gary Hutch

A major Irish criminal has been arrested in Spain over the murder of Gary Hutch as part of a series of raids in Dublin and Marbella targeting the Kinahan crime gang.

Over 60 officers, from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, accompanied by staff from the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB), have searched at least six locations in Dublin.

In a unique move gardaí have been accompanied on the searches by officers from Spain's Guardia Civil.

Meanwhile, police in Spain raided a gym linked to the Kinahan crime cartel at dawn today as part of a major cross-border operation.

Civil Guard officers forced entry to the MGM Gym, founded by Matthew Macklin in Puerto Banus near Marbella as scores of gardai began searches at several locations in Dublin accompanied by Spanish officers.