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Wednesday 3 September 2014

Pair held over cannabis factory in suburban house

Brian Hutton

Published 05/01/2013 | 16:41

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A MAN and a woman have been arrested after a cannabis factory was discovered in a house in Dublin.

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Around 150 plants were seized during a raid on the property in Templeogue, a popular neighbourhood in the south of the city.



It is believed they have a street value of up to 120,000 euro.



The operation involved heating technology and irrigation systems.



A 49-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman were arrested at the scene.



They were taken to Tallaght Garda station for questioning.



They are being held under the Drug Trafficking Act.



The operation was spearheaded by Garda officers from the Tallaght District Drug Unit, along with the Garda National Drug Unit.



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