26/09/2007

Cannabis Seized In Dublin

Cannabis with an estimated street value of €1.5 billion as been seized during raids in Dublin.

It is understood that 40 kilos of cannabis was discovered by officers from the Garda National Drugs Unit in a car, which was stopped near Chapelizod on Tuesday evening.

The driver of the car, believed to be a 25-year-old Irish man, was arrested. He is being held at Clondalkin Garda station under Section Two of the Drug Trafficking Act.

Another 160 kilos of the drug was was subsequently found in a search in the Dublin 8 area.

(KMcA)

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