Businessman sues Gardaí alleging breach of his rights

Kevin Flanagan is taking a case of ‘malicious prosecution’ against the Gardaí after the state’s case against him in a counterfeiting trial collapsed

18th November, 2018
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Kevin Flanagan: the businessman is seeking damages against the Garda Picture: Fergal Phillips

Kevin Flanagan, a businessman accused of being part of a counterfeit currency scam only for the state’s case to collapse against him, has begun a case against An Garda Síochána alleging malicious prosecution, trespass of the person and breach of constitutional rights.

Flanagan has appointed Belfast human rights lawyers KRW Law to represent him in his action. He is taking his case because of what his lawyers describe in...

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