The DPP has been ordered by the High Court to provide transcripts to GSOC of the the trial of Patrick Hutch whose prosecution for murder collapsed earlier this year in the wake of the death of the senior investigating garda in the case.
The Regency Hotel shooting trial has been adjourned for a further three weeks to allow for the analysis of electronic data as part of an inquiry into the death of the lead investigating garda in the case.
The case against Patrick Hutch, who is accused of murdering David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in Dublin almost two years ago, will collapse if a ruling on contested evidence identifying the accused in a photo favours the defence, the Special Criminal Court heard today.
The circumstances in which two detectives identified Patrick Hutch as the man dressed as a woman and holding a gun in a photo taken outside the Regency Hotel on the day of a fatal shooting there were "sullied and tainted", the Special Criminal Court has heard.
A detective who looked at a photo that had been taken outside the Regency Hotel in Dublin on the day of a fatal shooting there "immediately recognized" a man dressed as a woman and holding a gun as Patrick Hutch, the Special Criminal Court has heard this morning.
A shooting at the Regency Hotel in Dublin almost two years ago during which one man died was a "resourced, carefully planned, targeted, murderous attack", the Special Criminal Court has heard.
Detectives believe that at least six men, including some who were dressed in women’s clothes and Swat team uniforms, were involved in a deadly shooting at a boxing weigh-in in Dublin.
Gangland outrages reached terrifying new heights yesterday when four armed men — two dressed as gardaí and one dressed as a woman — shot dead one man and seriously injured two others at a Dublin hotel, in front of adults and children.