22/08/2016 09h03 - Updated 22/08/2016 09h03

Police are investigating three other members of the Irish committee for illegally selling scheme tickets

search and seizure warrants were served in the office of the committee in the Olympic Village and the rooms of the suspects.
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The Civil Police of Rio de Janeiro seized today (21) os dos passaportes irlandeses Kevin Kilty, Dermot Henihan e Staphen Martins, members of the Olympic Committee of Ireland. They are suspected of participating in an illegal scheme selling tickets, as well as the chairman of the committee, Patrick Hickey, and executives of THG and Pro10 Team companies.

According to the Olympic Committee of Ireland, Besides the passports, cell phones and laptops of three Irish were seized. search and seizure warrants were served in the office of the committee in the Olympic Village and the rooms of the suspects.

The three, who are now prevented from leaving the country, They should give evidence on Tuesday (23). The committee chairman was arrested last week and sent to the penitentiary complex of Bangu, in the west of the city.

Four executives of the British company of sports hospitality THG and three leaders of the Irish Pro10 Team are also being investigated and had ordered the arrest.

Source: Agency Brazil

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