GARDAI have released two young men have been arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a young girl in County Limerick earlier this year.
An investigation was launched in February after the 16-year-old made a statement to gardaÃ about being raped.
She complained that she was raped and sexually assaulted by a number of individuals in the Colmanswell area of County Limerick and over the border in the Charleville/ Ballyhea area of County Cork on February 1, last.
A number of searches were conducted in the Kilmallock and Charleville areas in February and several items were seized and sent for forensic analysis.
Two males - aged 16 and 18 - were arrested yesterday morning as part of the ongoing invetsigation. They were detaiined at Bruff and Mallow Garda stations before being released without charge.
A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to the incident.
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