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# spiking

This year
'Worrying increase' in spiking incidents reported to gardaí as figures nearly double
The government will repeat its awareness campaign this year.
All time
More than half of reported spiking incidents in 2021 allegedly involved needles
A person convicted of poisoning can be sentenced to up to three years in prison.
'Relatively few' incidents of injection spiking, say emergency medicine doctors
There have been reports of injection spiking in Ireland and the UK in recent weeks.
Police in Belfast city centre launch investigation into four alleged drink spikings
The PSNI has vowed to apprehend the criminals.