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Ireland Two men arrested in connection with abduction and torture of Quinn exec Kevin Lunney

14:05  21 november  2019
14:05  21 november  2019 Source:   independent.ie

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Two men have been arrested in Dublin in connection with the abduction of the prominent County Fermanagh businessman Kevin Lunney . Mr Lunney , a director at the Irish firm Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH) was kidnapped and tortured before being dumped on a roadside on 17 September.

Kevin Lunney , a director of Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH), told BBC Spotlight NI he had the letters QIH cut into his chest with a Stanley knife. Mr Lunney was beaten and tortured by three men in an attack that lasted for about two and a half hours. Recounting the ordeal, Mr Lunney feared he would

a man reading a book: Victim: Businessman Kevin Lunney has spoken out after being abducted from near his home and tortured. Photo: PA Victim: Businessman Kevin Lunney has spoken out after being abducted from near his home and tortured. Photo: PA

Two men have been arrested in Dublin this morning in relation to the ongoing garda investigation into the abduction of QIH director Kevin Lunney on September 17.

The arrests of the men, both aged 38, is in relation to suspected involvement in an organised criminal group

"Two males, both aged 38 years, have been arrested in the Dublin region for an offence contrary to Section 73 Criminal Justice Act 2006 and are being detained under Section 50 Criminal Justice Act 2007 at Ballymun and Finglas Garda stations," a garda statement said.

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Two men and a woman have been arrested in connection with the abduction of the businessman Kevin Lunney . Investigating officers detained the three yesterday morning in relation to the kidnapping of the Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH) director on September 17. Mr Lunney , 50, was taken from

Gardaí investigating the abduction and torture of Kevin Lunney have arrested three people for questioning. The two men and one woman were In mid-September Mr Lunney , a 50-year-old father of five, was abducted as he drove home to his home in Co Fermanagh. He was found badly beaten

Quinn Industrial Holdings undated handout photo of their chief operating officer Kevin Lunney Quinn Industrial Holdings undated handout photo of their chief operating officer Kevin Lunney Gardai are not providing any further information, but the Act the men were arrested under allows for them to be detained for a period of seven days.

Mr Lunney, 50, was abducted outside his home near Derrylin, Co Fermanagh, and taken to a horsebox across the border, where he was savagely beaten.

The father of six spoke out about the attack in a television interview in recent weeks, describing how he had been slashed with a knife, doused with bleach and branded by his captors before being dumped on a remote road in Co Cavan.

Criminals targeting QIH executives are believed to have been behind the attack.

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Kevin Lunney speaking about his ordeal on the BBC Spotlight programme. Gardaí are involved in a number of co-ordinated search operations in connection with the abduction and torture of Quinn Mr Lunney described how the gang drove away from his home, tortured him for two hours before

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