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Developments Sixth arrest as part of Garda probe into alleged corruption at statutory body


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Gardaí have arrested a sixth person as part of a probe into alleged corruption at an office of a statutory authority.

The Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) arrested a man in his thirties this morning for the Offence of Conspiracy contrary to Section 71 of the Criminal Justice Act of 2006.

He is currently detained at the Leixlip Garda Station under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act of 2007.

The arrest was made part of an ongoing investigation into the alleged corrupt practices.

The arrest was carried out as part of Operation Lakefront by detectives from the anti-corruption unit GNECB in County Kildare.

Previously, two men in their forties, a man in his fifties, and a woman in her thirties were arrested as part of the operation.

A spokesperson for An Gardaí Síochána revealed investigations are ongoing.

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