Saturday 18 November 2017

Shane Phelan: Drumm now decides to come home - but only after running out of road

David Drumm. Photo: Bizuayehu Tesfaye
David Drumm. Photo: Bizuayehu Tesfaye
Shane Phelan

Shane Phelan

So David Drumm has finally decided he wants to come home. Gardaí have been asking him to come back for questioning for the past five years or more.

But it took a spell inside a cell at a maximum security US prison to get the former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive to make up his mind. The Dubliner has been languishing in custody since being arrested by US Marshals at his €1.75m home near Boston last October.

He has tried every conceivable avenue in a bid to be freed on bail pending the outcome of an extradition hearing on March 1.

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