Eight Held After Cannabis Seizure

A total of eight people have been arrested after a drug raid by Gardaí on a house in Leitrim.

Officers arrested seven males and one female after the discovery of cannabis plants, which have an estimated street value of approximately €200,000 pending analysis.

The planned search took place at a house in Aughaginny, Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim at approximately 9pm on Tuesday night.

Four of the people, including the female are being detained in Sligo. Two are being held in Carrick-on-Shannon and two in Manorhamilton.

All eight are detained under the Drug Trafficking Act.


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