Thursday 22 March 2018

Pair get bail over tiger kidnap case

Conor Gallagher

TWO men who had their convictions quashed for the tiger kidnapping of a Securicor driver and his family have been granted bail until their retrial.

Mark Farrelly (37), of Moatview Court, Priorswood, Dublin; and Jason Kavanagh (34), of Parslickstown Court, Mulhuddart, Dublin, were jailed for 25 years in 2009 for robbing €2.28m from Paul Richardson and imprisoning his wife and two sons.

The pair and their co-accused, Christopher Corcoran (61) of Bayside Boulevard North, Dublin, had their convictions overturned last month.

This followed a Supreme Court ruling that search warrants used in the investigation were unconstitutional.

Judge Martin Nolan ordered the parties to appear again on July 28 to set a new trial date.

Irish Independent

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