Private school attended by children related to the extended Hutch family gets security advice
A private school on Dublin's southside attended by children related to the extended Hutch family is getting security advice from the gardai, it has emerged.
According to the Sunday Independent, the principal of the school in a South Dublin suburb has been liaising with gardai about security issues because of concerns over pupils related to the Hutch family.
The paper reports that the shocking revelation comes as new intelligence reveals that gardai have identified at least 130 people on either side of the gangland feud who have been caught up in the vicious gang war, many of them simply because they are relatives of key targets.
Senior security sources believe that the violence has now reached a dangerous, chaotic and unpredictable level, with the Kinahan cartel recruiting low-level street dealers and drug users to carry out the killings in return for wiping their drug debts, or offers of money or drugs.