Gardaí issue appeal for information on brothers sought over Essex lorry deaths

By on December 21, 2019

first_imgGARDAÍ have appealed for anyone with information regarding two brothers who are wanted in relation to an  investigation into the deaths of 39 people whose bodies were found in Essex last week.Detectives have confirmed that they are seeking to speak to Ronan Hughes (40) and his brother Christopher (34). The brothers are wanted on suspicion of manslaughter and human trafficking.The brothers have links to County Armagh, but are said to be living at an address in County Monaghan. Detective Chief Superintendent Stuart Hooper, who is leading the investigation, said: “Finding and speaking to the Hughes brothers is crucial to our investigation.“At this time we believe they are in Northern Ireland but they also have links to the Irish Republic.“If you know where they are or have any information about their whereabouts I need you to call my team.“This is a case where 39 men and women have tragically died and support from the community is going to be vital to help bring those responsible to justice. “You may think the piece of information might be insignificant but even the smallest detail could be vital so please contact my officers on 101 or online at: the UK Police Major Incident Public Reporting site“I appreciate you may not want to speak to the police so you can also contact Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111.”Maurice Robinson, 25, of Laurel Drive, Craigavon, Northern Ireland, has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people, conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration, and money laundering and is next due to appear at the Old Bailey on 25 November.Three other people arrested – a 38 year-old man, a 38 year-old woman, and a 46 year-old man – have all been released on bail until NovemberAnyone with any information is asked to contact An Garda Síochána at the Garda confidential Line 1800 666 111 or Essex Police on 0044 207 158 0010, the anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0044 800 555 111 or online at Gardaí issue appeal for information on brothers sought over Essex lorry deaths was last modified: October 29th, 2019 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Christopher HughesEssexEssex Lorry DeathsGardaiMaurice RobinsonRonan Hugheslast_img read more

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Live updates: 49ers stun Broncos, 20-14

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first_imgJoin us to get in-game insights and analysis Sunday when the 49ers face the Denver Broncos at Levi’s Stadium starting at 1:05 p.m.Sunday is the first of three consecutive home games for the 2-10 49ers, who currently hold the No. 1 spot in the 2019 NFL Draft. However, coach Kyle Shanahan and Co. would tell you they’d rather finish out the regular season on a strong note.San Francisco sends out rookie quarterback Nick Mullens for his fifth NFL start. Mullens threw for 414 yards and a …last_img read more

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NGT directs Railway Board to look into plea on pollution

By on December 1, 2019

first_imgFollowing a plea seeking remedial action against pollution around a railway godown in U.P.’s Faizabad, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Railway Board to look into the plea and take appropriate action.A Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also directed the Railway Board to consider devising in-house measures to curb pollution in the area.“The Railway may consider in-house mechanism to ascertain causing of pollution at and around its premises and take remedial measures. Being a public undertaking, it has to be a model of compliance with the environmental norms,” the Bench said.The directions came after a report furnished by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board acknowledged the fact that the area was affected due to pollution.“The UPPCB appears to have accepted the fact of pollution as it is stated in the report that UPPCB has issued direction to the station superintendent and goods superintendents to construct a covered shed apart from undertaking sprinkling of water to contain the pollution caused due to loading or unloading from goods trains at the railway siding,” the Bench observed.Directing the pollution control board to assess the amount of compensation to be levied, the Bench added, “In view of the findings that air pollution is being caused, the UPPCB may assess and recover compensation for damage caused and the cost of restoration from the polluters.”The plea moved at the NGT alleged that the loading and unloading of cement, fertilisers and grains was affecting the air quality adversely and causing respiratory problems.last_img read more

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