Wednesday 20 September 2017

€500,000 worth of heroin seized at Dublin Airport

ALMOST €500,000 worth of heroin has been seized by customs officers today.

The drugs were recovered in the luggage of a 56-year-old Pakistani national who arrived at Dublin Airport on a flight from Dubai.

The 3kg of heroin - worth 450,000 euro - was concealed in the side panelling of a specially-tailored suitcase which was examined during a routine search.

The man was arrested and handed over to gardai at Ballymun Garda station for questioning.

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