Revenue seizes 6,000 Diazepam tablets from Dublin home
Published 11/12/2015 | 20:28
Revenue officials have seized more than 6,000 Diazepam tablets due to be sold on the black market.
Following a raid on a home in Blanchardstown in North Dublin, Gardaí arrested a 46-year-old man who was taken to Blanchardstown Garda Station for questioning.
His was detained under the provisions of Section 2 Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
Having entered the home revenue officers seized approximately 6,000 tablets with an estimated value of €6,000.
It is understood that the drugs had originated in Cameroon in Central Africa.
Members of the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) also took part in the “intelligence-led” raid which is part of an ongoing operation targeting the illegal sale and supply of prescription drugs.
Gardaí confirmed the arrested of the 46-year-old and said that the investigation was ongoing.