Monday 10 December 2018

Man (20) arrested after gardaí seize loaded firearm in raid

Gardai seized a loaded
Gardai seized a loaded "PM -63 RAK" sub machine gun during a raid in Lucan on Sunday Newsdesk Newsdesk

A 20-year-old man has been arrested after a loaded firearm was seized by gardai during a search operation on Sunday evening.

The discovery was made as part of ongoing investigations targeting organised crime in the Dublin region.

Gardaí from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau arrested a 20-year-old man man in connection with the gun seizure in the Balgaddy area of Lucan, County Dublin.

During the raid, a loaded "PM -63 RAK" sub machine gun with an additional clip of ammunition was recovered.

The man is currently detained at Ronanstown Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.

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