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Saturday 24 August 2019

Pat Hickey's arrest: What the Brazilian police are saying

OCI president Pat Hickey was arrested in Rio
OCI president Pat Hickey was arrested in Rio

Cian Murray

At a press conference in Rio, the Brazilian police revealed the following details surrounding Pat Hickey's arrest.

  • The arrest of Pat Hickey took place at approximately 10am Irish time (6am local time).
  • There is evidence of emails and messages between Pat Hickey and Marcus Evans, the director of British company THG Sports.
  • After being arrested, Hickey cited an existing heart condition and was then brought to a hospital in the district of Barra in Rio.

Read more: Pat Hickey arrest in Rio: What we know so far

  • When police spoke to Mrs Hickey in the accommodation they were staying in, she told them Pat had already returned to Ireland.
  • However, Mr Hickey was then found in another room in the hotel.
  • The Brazilian police have warrants issued for three Pro 10 officials.

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