Irish man (63) arrested in Spain

Irish man (63) arrested in Spain

A 63-year-old Irish man has been arrested in Spain.

The man was detained at Malaga Airport on Friday night on foot of a European Arrest Warrant.

It is believed he is wanted here to face charges relating to illegal dumping.

The arrest followed an investigation by the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the subsequent issuing of the European arrest warrant.

He is being held pending extradition proceedings to return him to Ireland.