SHOCK AT ARREST OF NED O’KEEFFE IN MITCHELSTOWN
The O’Keeffe political dynasty were lying low in Mitchelstown this week after the long standing former TD and minister, Ned O’Keeffe, was arrested and questioned at Cobh Garda Station under Section 26 of the Criminal Justice Theft and Fraud Amendment Act (2001), over fraud allegations relating to mobile phone expense claims of less than €2,000.
Neither his son, the sitting Cork county councillor, Kevin O’Keeffe or the former TD were contactable following the arrest by the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation, which took place at his home in Mitchelstown on Friday morning last, April 27.
“We will not be making any comment at this time,” Ned’s ...
Friday 4th May 10:13am