Saturday 29 April 2017

Two men arrested after €500k cannabis seizure in Kildare

Cannabis seized in Co Kildare. picture: Garda Press Office
Cannabis seized in Co Kildare. picture: Garda Press Office

Ryan Nugent

TWO men are being questioned by gardai in Kildare this morning after a drugs seizure of half a million euro was made last night.

Gardai from the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (DOCB) seized 25kg of cannabis after a search of two vehicles outside Kildare Town.

The men, both in their late 30s were arrested at the scene, located just outside a shopping centre, shortly before 7.30pm.

They are currently detained at Naas garda station detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

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