Gardai swoop on Romanian robbery and prostitution gang
GARDAI have arrested five men in relation to an investigation into organised crime in north Dublin.
The Garda Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau mounted the operation in conjunction with Interpol.
It is alleged the gang are behind several vicious robberies as well as prostitution.
Gardai believe the gang runs several brothels in the north Dublin area.
As part of the operation gardai raided several houses in Balbriggan, Blanchardstown and Donabate.
A Garda spokesperson confirmed that the suspects can be held for up to a week.