Sunday 25 February 2018

Man arrested in connection with the seizure of €1.6 million worth of drugs

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Independent.ie Newsdesk

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A man has been arrested in connection with the seizure of €1.6 million worth of drugs.

The cannabis herb was discovered during the search of an industrial estate in Newcastle, Co Dublin yesterday.

Members from the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau were assisted by the Special Crime Task Force investigating serious organised criminal activity in West Dublin.

A man aged in his late 30s was arrested at the scene and he is currently being held at Clondalkin Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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