Two men arrested and handgun seized in north Dublin
Two men in their 20s have been arrested following an incident in the North Inner City, where a handgun and a car were seized by Gardaí.
Gardaí were carrying out a routine traffic stop on the North Strand, Dublin 3 at 10pm last night when they became suspicious of a car in the area. The car was stopped and searched.
In a follow-up operation they searched another car, where a handgun was recovered.
Two men were arrested in connection with the incident and are currently being detained at Mountjoy Garda Station under the provisions of Section 30 – Offences Against the State Act 1939.
Gardaí say investigations are ongoing.