Searches are taking place at a number of locations in Ireland and the UK as part of the investigation into the abduction and torture of Kevin Lunny in September.
More than 100 Gardai are involved in raids on homes and businesses across Cavan , Longford and Dublin.
The PSNI and UK police are also involved in operations in the North and in Derbyshire in the UK.
On the 17th of September Kevin Lunny was abducted and subjected to a vicious criminal attack.
As part of their investigation to his false imprisonment and torture - Gardai, PSNI and police from Derbyshire Constabulary have begun a series of raids.
5 locations in County Cavan, 3 locations in County Longford and 4 locations in Dublin are being searched.
Another 5 locations across the north and 1 location in United Kingdom are being searched.
More than 100 Gardai tasked to the regional Support Units, Dog Units, National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (NBCI), Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (DOCB) and National Public Order Unit are involved in the searches which include businesses and homes.