29/09/2014

Man Arrested Over €100m Cocaine Investigation

A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a €100m cocaine seizure off the coast of Cork last week.

The man handed himself in at a police station in Leeds on Sunday night.

He has been arrested by the UK National Crime Agency.

Three people were charged at a special district court on Friday.

The man is to remain in police custody for questioning.

(CD/JP)

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