The Olympic Council Of Ireland’s president Pat Hickey was arrested over a ticket controversy this morning by Brazilian police.
The arrest took place at his hotel in Barra da Tijuca, Rio and, as this picture from SportsNewsIRELAND reveals, the official was arrested while still in his hotel bathrobe.
Pictures of Pat Hickey in his dressing gown as he is arrested pic.twitter.com/C8ajN3kvsy
— SportsNewsIRELAND (@SportsNewsIRE) August 17, 2016
It’s been confirmed that a police press conference regarding the arrest will take place in the next hour.