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Seema Banu with her daughter Asfira Riza (11) and son Faizan Syed (6)

Seema Banu with her daughter Asfira Riza (11) and son Faizan Syed (6)

Seema Banu with her daughter Asfira Riza (11) and son Faizan Syed (6)

Gardai have arrested a man in his 30s as part of their investigation into the deaths of Seema Banu and her two kids in October.

Ms Banu (37), her daughter Asfira Riza (11) and son Faizan Syed (6) were found by gardaí in their home at Llewellyn Court, Ballinteer on 28 October.

Gardai launched a murder investigation following the shocking discovery.

Officers confirmed the children were murdered but have yet to formally confirm how Seema sustained her fatal injuries but are examining the possibility she was murdered.

Today's arrest is the first as part of the garda probe.

"Gardaí investigating the murder of a female adult and 2 children at a domestic dwelling at Llywellen Court, Ballinteer on 28th October 2020 have today, Saturday 28th November 2020, arrested a male in his 30s.

"He is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Dundrum Garda Station.

"Investigations are ongoing."

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