CO KILDARE, Ireland - A man was arrested on Thursday in Co Kildare and is facing corruption charges.
"Garda attached to the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) have arrested a man, aged in his 50s, today, Thursday 6th August 2020 as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged corrupt practices at an office of a statutory body," a statement released later on Thursday said.
The arrest operation was conducted as part of Operation Lakefront by detectives attached to the Anti-Corruption Unit, GNECB in Co. Kildare on Thursday morning.
"The man was arrested for offences contrary to the Prevention of Corruption Acts and was conveyed to Leixlip Garda Station, where he is currently detained," the statement said.
Gardai added that investigations are ongoing.