KEVIN LUNNEY ISSUES STATEMENT OF THANKS AFTER VERDICTS REACHED IN ABDUCTION CASE

12 November 2021 No Comments by The Northern Standard

A statement of gratitude was issued by businessman Kevin Lunney on Monday last following the handing down of verdicts in the case before the Special Criminal Court in Dublin arising from his abduction and torture in September of 2019. Three men were found guilty of offences arising from the incident, while a fourth was acquitted. The 51-year-old was an executive at Quinn Industrial Holdings when he was bundled into the boot of a car on September 17 2019 by a number of assailants.

Calling on him repeatedly to resign as a director of the company, Mr Lunney’s attackers broke his leg, doused his body in bleach and carved the letters of his company into his chest. Following his ordeal he was dumped on the roadside in Co Cavan. Speaking following the verdicts on Monday, Mr Lunney stated: “On behalf of myself and my family I want to thank the gardaí, PSNI, DPP and the Justices of the Special Criminal Court for their diligence, time and effort in bringing the investigation and trial to this point.

I also want to thank all those who supported my family at the time of and since the attack, most especially my colleagues at Mannok, the local community and the countless friends and strangers for their…

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