ESB worker in corrupt cash case has right to silence, High Court rules
ESB issued proceedings over what it described as ‘serious allegations’ regarding corrupt payments sought by its staff from developers
An ESB technician who is alleged to have been involved in a corrupt payments scandal is entitled to refuse to answer his employer’s questions, a High Court judge has ruled.
Mr Justice Rory Mulcahy said Kieran Sharkey’s right to silence will end as soon as a criminal investigation into him concludes or when ESB can establish that his contractual obligations outweighs a right to silence.
ESB issued High Court proceedings against Sharkey last April over what ...