Saturday 16 December 2017

Man (30s) arrested in connection with investigation into firearm seizure

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Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the investigation into a firearm seizure in Dublin on Wednesday.

He was arrested by gardaí from Finglas during an operation in Ashtown October 4.

The man is expected to appear before a sitting of Dublin District Court on Saturday morning charged in connection with the investigation.

A woman also in her 30s arrested has been released without charge; a file will be prepared for the Director for Public Prosecutions.

During the operation gardaí searched a car and recovered a handgun along with a number of rounds of ammunition in the Rathbourne area of Ashtown.

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