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Man held as drug growhouse found

GARDAI uncovered a cannabis growhouse after keeping surveillance on a property for several days.

Gardai from the Roscommon Divisional Drug Unit and the local Detective Unit raided a shed behind a home in Athleague on Tuesday afternoon.

Up to 380 plants were discovered in the raid, with an estimated street value of around €300,000. A man in his 30s was arrested.

He is being questioned at Roscommon garda station. Investigations are continuing.

Irish Independent