OCI President Pat Hickey transferred to remand Prison in Rio

first_imgOLYMPICS: OCI President Hickey has been transferred to a remand prison in Rio, according to authorities in Brazil. Hickey was sensationally arrested on Wednesday, for his alleged involvement in the Olympic ticket controversy. Brazilian authorities stormed his five-star hotel room, and arrested Hickey on Wednesday morning.Police believe they have gathered evidence that suggest Mr Hickey was in involved in a touting operation with British company THG Sports,  whose Dublin finance director is Kevin Mallon.Mallon was arrested in Rio on August 5th in possession of 823 tickets said to have been earmarked for the OCI.If found guilty Hickey could spend up to seven years in prison. OCI President Pat Hickey transferred to remand Prison in Rio was last modified: August 19th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare 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:arrestnewsOCIPat HickeyRemand PrisonRioscandalticketsToutinglast_img

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