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Investigation underway into alleged sexual assault of Defence Forces member at mandatory hotel quarantine

Gardaí have launched an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a Defence Forces member at a quarantine hotel in Dublin city.

The incident occurred on Monday at a hotel used for mandatory hotel quarantine in the south of the city.

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“As the matter is the subject of an ongoing garda investigation, it is inappropriate and not possible for us to comment any further,” a spokesperson for the Defence Forces said.

No arrests have been made as of yet and an investigation is underway.

The Defence Forces have the responsibility of overseeing the day-to-day running of quarantine hotels, and supporting the various Government agencies involved in the system.

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No further information has yet been released.

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