12/03/2009

Six Due In Court Over Cannabis Find

A total of six men are to appear court this Thursday morning over the seizure of €200,000 worth of cannabis.

The men are to appear at Sligo District Court charged with drugs and immigration offences at 10.30 a.m.

A total of eight people were arrested in connection with the seizure on Tuesday. A seventh man was released without charge on Wednesday evening and a female remains in custody.

The eight were arrested on the 10th of March following a drug seizure in Co.Leitrim

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

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

(DW/BMcC)

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