€500,000 worth of heroin seized at Dublin Airport
ALMOST €500,000 worth of heroin has been seized by customs officers today.
The drugs were recovered in the luggage of a 56-year-old Pakistani national who arrived at Dublin Airport on a flight from Dubai.
The 3kg of heroin - worth 450,000 euro - was concealed in the side panelling of a specially-tailored suitcase which was examined during a routine search.
The man was arrested and handed over to gardai at Ballymun Garda station for questioning.