Eight people extradited to Poland from Ireland

Written on 02/18/2021
Michael Hennessey


Gardaí attached to the Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (GNBCI) handed over eight people to the Polish Police (Policja) this morning at Baldonnel Aerodrome on foot of European Arrest Warrants.

These extraditions were sought by Polish Police in respect of a number of offences including armed robbery, false imprisonment, burglary and offences in relation to organised crime.
 
Speaking today, Detective Superintendent Michael J. Mullen of the Garda Extradition Unit said, "This successful operation highlights strong international cooperation enjoyed by the Garda Extradition Unit.
 
"This operation also highlights the continued commitment of domestic stakeholders including the Department of Justice, The Defence Forces and the Irish Prison Service all of whom work in tandem to ensure wanted fugitives are brought to justice."