Wednesday 22 November 2017

Four held over gun and drug seizure

Gardai are continuing to question two Eastern Europeans following a traumatic kidnap of a woman in Longford town on Wednesday evening
Gardai are continuing to question two Eastern Europeans following a traumatic kidnap of a woman in Longford town on Wednesday evening

Four people have been arrested after gardai seized guns and a haul of drugs in Dublin.

During searches of two flats in the South Circular Road/Rialto area officers found a 9mm handgun along with ammunition and a sawn-off shotgun and ammunition.

A quantity of cannabis and heroin with an estimated street value of 15,000 euro was also discovered.

The three men, aged in their mid 30s, and a 29-year-old woman were arrested at the scenes of yesterday's searches and remained in Garda custody today.

Press Association

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