A CORK town councillor has been arrested on suspicion of lodging a false expense claim.
He was arrested on Wednesday morning and taken to Bandon garda station.
Gardaí questioned the public representative for a number of hours under section 6 of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act.
The claim relates to attendance at a conference. A file is now being prepared for the DPP, after he was released without charge.
The councillor declined to comment when contacted by the Evening Echo today.
Cork councillor arrested over expense claim