Wednesday 22 February 2017

If gardaí are to tackle these murder gangs, they need the resources to do so

Published 06/07/2016 | 02:30

The new organised crime task force, which will include a beefing-up of the Criminal Assets Bureau, is expected to be in place by Monday week (Stock picture)
The new organised crime task force, which will include a beefing-up of the Criminal Assets Bureau, is expected to be in place by Monday week (Stock picture)

Two daylight street shootings in the past five days have highlighted the urgent need for the full implementation of the package of measures to tackle organised crime, which had been promised by the Government and the Garda authorities.

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Daithí Douglas was shot dead last Friday in the south inner city with a Star pistol, a weapon that had not been used in the Kinahan-Hutch feud.

So it was thought more likely that his death was due to a dispute that also resulted in an attempt on his life late last year.

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