Sat, 03 Dec 2022

DUBLIN, Ireland - A man from Slovakia, who has been living and working in Ireland using a series of false names has been arrested.

The Slovakian national, who is aged 51, was taken into custody on foot of a European Arrest Warrant issued by the Slovakian authorities.

He was arrested on Wednesday by members of the Garda Extradition Unit, Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation, and local Garda officers in County Cavan.

The man appeared before the High Court, Criminal Courts of Justice, in Dublin later on Wednesday. He was remanded until 10 October 2022.

"The 51-year-old man had been living and working in Ireland under a number of false identities and was arrested following recent enquiries conducted by the Extradition Unit confirming his true identity and place of residence," a Garda statement issued late Wednesday night said.

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