Man to appear in court charged in connection with 2011 tiger kidnapping of An Post worker’s family
A 32-year-old man is to appear before a sitting of Drogheda District Court this afternoon charged in connection with a tiger kidnapping.
The man was arrested this morning in the Dublin area.
An August 2011 an An Post, his partner and their child were abducted from their home in Drogheda.
A number of men, at least one of them armed, held the family there for a number of hours before they were all taken to another location.
The An Post official went to the Post Office at West Street Drogheda, and operating under duress went to a second location and handed over a sum of money.
Gardai became aware of the incident as it was unfolding and a comprehensive response team was put in place involving both local and national units.