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Four arrested in Aaron Brady trial witness intimidation probe

Aaron Brady
An image of Aaron Brady.

Four people have been arrested today in connection to allegations of witness intimidation in relation to the criminal trial of Aaron Brady, the man found guilty of the capital murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe in Bellurgan.

Gardaí attached to the Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (GNBCI) have been investigating allegations of witness intimidation, perverting the course of justice and the unlawful use of mobile phones in the prison environment, related to the trial of Brady, which ended in August.

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Earlier today (Thursday October 8), Detective Gardaí attached to the Serious Crime Review Team in the Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (GNBCI) arrested four persons in relation to this investigation.

All four persons are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 in Mountjoy, Ballymun, Bridewell and Raheny Garda Stations respectively, for the proper investigation of the offences concerned.

Brady was found guilty by unanimous verdict of involvement in the robbery at Lordship Credit Union and then of the capital murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe by an 11 to one majority jury verdict at the Central Criminal Court two months ago.

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