August 7, 2021.- The Civil Guard has arrested in the province of Malaga the Irish citizen GH, known in the criminal field as The Monk, a native of Dublin, 58 years old and claimed by the Irish authorities where he is accused of murder.
The investigations to locate and arrest this person began when the Civil Guard, through the Garda Siochana (Irish Police), learned that the Irish Judicial Authorities had accused him of murder in that country, activating a European Order of Detention and Delivery (OEDE).
Given this information, the Justice Fleeing Team of the Civil Guard’s Central Operational Unit began the first steps to locate it, resulting in the fact that it could be found residing in the Canary Islands, where it loses track of it. month of April of this year.
Next, the investigators focused their investigations on people from their environment settled on the Costa del Sol, steps that allowed the agents to corroborate that the defendant was residing there, although, they discovered that it has a logistics network that provides what is necessary. so you don’t have to leave your hiding place.
Finally he is located in a house in the center of the town of Fuengirola (Malaga), establishing a discreet surveillance service on it, until on the afternoon of Thursday the 12th, he leaves his home walking through the busy streets of the center of the city. Malaga town, very focused on his safety, making numerous stops and gear changes, until he accesses a well-known restaurant, where he is detained by Civil Guard agents, carrying false documentation at that time.
Subsequently, the Irish authorities issued an International Rogatory Commission requesting the practice of an entry and search in the house that he lived in that town, which was carried out on Friday the 13th.