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'Kidnapped' Irish tycoon arrested

An Irish property developer who was allegedly kidnapped for eight months has been arrested on suspicion of wasting police time. Kevin McGeever was found wandering barefoot on a road in January with the "thief" written on his forehead.

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Dishevelled, long-bearded tycoon found 8 months on

  • Kevin McGeever is originally from Swinford in County Mayo
  • The property tycoon was found with a long beard, hair and nails in January
  • He had to be treated for malnutrition when he was found by a motorist
  • McGeever lost five stone and said he was abducted at gunpoint in May
  • He was reported missing by his partner in June

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