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Monday 27 January 2020

Baseball-bat attack: appeal for witnesses

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses who may have filmed a vicious baseball bat attack on a man on a street in Swords, north Dublin, to come forward.

Businessman Taiwo Jamani (45), originally from Nigeria, was still in a serious condition last night in hospital following the brutal assault on Thursday.

A 37-year-old Nigerian man was arrested at the scene and questioned by gardai at Coolock station.

Gardai say that they believe that a number of people may have filmed the incident on their mobile phones and are appealing to the public to come forward with any footage they have.

Superintendent Ronan Galligan said: "I believe there were approximately 30 or 40 people around at the time with mobile phones on them.

"It is an absolutely vital part of our investigation," Supt Galligan added.

Irish Independent

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