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Armed gardai on Dublin's streets and checkpoints in operation as body of Eddie Hutch Snr released

By Adam Cullen

Published 17/02/2016

Armed Gardai from the force's Emergency Response Unit [File photo]
Armed Gardai from the force's Emergency Response Unit [File photo]

The body of Eddie Hutch Snr has been released to his family as a massive garda operation gets underway in Dublin.

Scores of armed gardai are manning checkpoints on various streets in the Dublin 1 and Dublin 3 areas.

Mr Hutches remains were brought to the home of a relative on Portland Row shortly after 5pm this evening.

Armed gardai are currently in situ outside the residence.

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