Published: December 08 2023
Recently, there was a major drug bust in Dublin where two Hungarian nationals were arrested. The two men, who were posing as businessmen, are known to law enforcement across Europe and are linked to international criminal gangs. The Hungarian pilot reportedly used a small aircraft to smuggle drugs such as heroin, cocaine, and cannabis across Europe. The criminal organisation involved in the case is believed to be the Kinahan organised crime gang, based in Dublin.
Seized Plane and Owner's Response
Irish police shared a photograph of the seized Hungarian plane on their Facebook page. The owner of the aircraft, who was contacted by HVG (a Hungarian news outlet), did not deny that the plane seized in the operation belonged to him. He stated that he had lent the plane to a friend a week prior but was unaware of the incident and had not been contacted by authorities yet.
Questions & Answers
Where were the Hungarian nationals arrested in the drug bust? The Hungarian nationals were arrested in Dublin, Ireland.
What were the Hungarian nationals posing as? The Hungarian nationals were posing as businessmen.
What criminal activities were the Hungarian nationals believed to be involved in? According to investigators, the Hungarian pilot used a small aircraft to smuggle shipments of heroin, cocaine, and cannabis across Europe.
Which criminal organization is believed to be involved in the case? The criminal organization believed to be involved in the case is the Kinahan organised crime gang, based in Dublin.
Was the seized plane owned by the Hungarian nationals? The owner of the seized plane was reached by investigators and he did not deny that the plane belonged to him. However, he stated that he had lent the plane to a friend a week ago and was not aware of the incident.
Have the Hungarian nationals been contacted by authorities yet? The owner of the seized plane stated that he had not yet been contacted by authorities.