Ireland Gardaí arrest two as latest gangland Kinahan-Hutch murder thwarted

08:30  19 june  2017
08:30  19 june  2017 Source:   Independent.ie

Gardaí arrest two as latest gangland Kinahan-Hutch murder thwarted

  Gardaí arrest two as latest gangland Kinahan-Hutch murder thwarted GardaÍ foiled a gangland hit on Patsy Hutch when they arrested two men and seized a loaded gun near his home in Dublin's north inner city.They arrested two men - including an associate of slain Regency gangster David Byrne - deep in Hutch mob territory on Friday night.

A nephew of Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch , Gareth Hutch was shot dead in the north inner city in the latest murder linked to the Kinahan - Hutch feud. The dead man was a cousin of Gary Hutch and also the nephew of murdered taxi driver Eddie Hutch . Gardaí have said two handguns were found at the

A major feud between two criminal gangs in the Republic of Ireland has killed ten people. The Hutch gang, led by Gerry Hutch , and the Kinahan gang, led by Christy Kinahan , are the main participants. Murder of Gary Hutch , 24 Sep 2015.

Gardaí arrest two as latest gangland Kinahan-Hutch murder thwarted © Press Association Gardaí arrest two as latest gangland Kinahan-Hutch murder thwarted

The murder bid on the Kinahan cartel target was halted when armed gardaí stopped and searched a moped and another vehicle and seized a 'kill kit'. The kit included a loaded Glock handgun, motorcycle helmet, gloves and a full can of petrol.

They arrested two men - including an associate of slain Regency gangster David Byrne - deep in Hutch mob territory on Friday night.

Patsy Hutch (55), Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch's older brother, is considered the top Dublin-based target for the cartel. Gerry Hutch is currently based in Europe now due to fears for his life in Dublin.

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Daithí Douglas: gardaí believe he had been blamed by the Kinahan gang for a botched gun attack on one of its members late last year and was shot in revenge. One of the Republic’s most notorious gangland figures has been arrested in connection with a Kinahan - Hutch feud gun murder in Dublin

AN ASSOCIATE OF murdered Kinahan gang leader David Byrne has been arrested as gardaí stopped what they believed to be an attempt on the life of a senior member of the Hutch gang. TheJournal.ie Latest News Feed.

Patsy Hutch: considered ‘top target’ for Kinahan cartel © Provided by Irish Independent Patsy Hutch: considered ‘top target’ for Kinahan cartel

He has survived at least two gangland hits by the Kinahan cartel in the past 18 months and as a result his home is watched 24 hours a day by gardaí.

His son Gary Hutch (34) was shot dead by the Kinahans in southern Spain in September 2015, which sparked the Hutch/ Kinahan feud. Another son - Derek 'Del Boy' (30) is serving a 10-year prison sentence for manslaughter, alongside a 16-year term for coordinating a robbery attempt.

At 10pm on Friday armed gardaí intervened in the latest bid by the cartel to take out Patsy Hutch, when they arrested a 24-year-old Kinahan associate and a 26-year-old man.

Both are from Dublin's north inner city, and were arrested after a moped was stopped by an Armed Support Unit checkpoint on the North Strand.

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A gun was also discovered by gardaí . The attack was one of a series of killings in the Kinahan - Hutch feud, a feature of which has been the targeting of friends of the Hutch family or Man to be charged in Waterford with murder of mother-of-four. Two arrested in Dublin as power tools worth €50,000 seized.

One of two men arrested is closely linked to the Kinahan faction. Gardaí believe he was shot by the Hutch faction and that his murder was only the second time, of the 12 feud murders in its 20-month history, the Hutch faction has killed.

The arrests occurred after armed officers pursued a vehicle that turned away from the checkpoint shortly after the moped was stopped.

The vehicle was apprehended by gardaí in the vicinity of a second car, which officers suspect could have been used as a getaway car.

It's believed that the moped was acting as a spotter for the 'hit'.

Gardaí said two men in their 20s were arrested in connection with this incident and are currently detained at Mountjoy garda station under the provisions of Section 30 - Offences Against the State Act 1939.

In July of last year Patsy Hutch survived an assassination bid after a lone gunman on a bicycle approached Mr Hutch's house in the north inner city but failed to carry through with the attack.

The most recent feud victim was Michael Keogh, who was shot dead in his car on May 31. On May 10 Hutch mob associate James 'Mago' Gately was lucky to survive a hit when he was shot five times, once in the neck. The four other bullets hit his bullet-proof vest which saved his life.

Last week it emerged that the Monk's nephew Ross Hutch (24) - who has survived at least four attempts on his life in the last 18 months - was savagely attacked in a north inner city bookmakers.

The thug believed to have beaten up the Monk's nephew is understood to be working for the Kinahan cartel and is also suspected of carrying out a series of attacks on cars belonging to the Hutch family.

The same individual, who is the brother of an Irish soccer international, is also understood to have carried out last month's acid attack on a car belonging to the innocent 28-year-old daughter of Patsy Hutch.

More human remains found in Wicklow Mountains .
Further human remains believed to be from a murdered young man have been found dumped in different areas of the Wicklow Mountains. Gardai said more body parts were found by the force's under water unit near the site of the second discovery, at Glenmacnass waterfall.Defence Forces soldiers drafted in to support the massive search of forestry, bogland and undergrowth also found remains at Lough Brea Lower on Military Road.A Garda spokesman said both scenes were being preserved for forensic examination.

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