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Pat Hickey Is Now Allowed To Leave Brazil

Pat Hickey Is Now Allowed To Leave Brazil

Pat Hickey has been allowed to leave Brazil. RTE News reported tonight that his passport is to be returned to him and he can leave the country to treat a health problem.

He was arrested in the second week of the Olympics in August. He was released from Bangu Prison on the 30th August and has spent the past three months under house arrest.

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His lawyers have argued for some time that his health was ailing and that he needed to return home to receive treatment.

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Conor Neville
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