27/06/2016

Over €4m Cannabis Seized At Rosslare Port

Cannabis worth an estimated €4.3 million has been seized by Revenue Officers at Rosslare Port.

The smuggled drugs were concealed in a consignment of frozen meat in an unaccompanied container that arrived from France.

Following routine profiling, the container was selected for scanning and the drugs were uncovered.

Investigations are ongoing.

(MH/CD)

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