Sunday 25 August 2019

Imitation firearms seized during Dublin raids

The raids were carried out by members of the Garda Special Investigations Unit.

(Niall Carson/PA)
(Niall Carson/PA)

By Michelle Devane, PA

Two imitation firearms have been seized by gardai investigating fraudulent car insurance activities.

The imitation pistol and assault rifle were discovered on Wednesday along with smartphones, laptops, desktop computers and hard drives during two searches in the Dublin area.

The raids were carried out by members of the Garda Special Investigations Unit.

Three bank accounts were also frozen.

No arrests were made.

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