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Man arrested after gardaí seized €1.6 million of cannabis in west Dublin

The raid was carried out in the Newcastle area yesterday.

The seizure of cannabis.
The seizure of cannabis.
Image: Garda Press Office

GARDAI HAVE SEIZED over €1.6 million worth of cannabis in a raid on a premises in west Dublin.

Officers from the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau assisted by the Special Crime Task Force investigating serious organised criminal activity carried out a search in an industrial unit in Newcastle, west Dublin, yesterday.

A man in his late 30s was arrested by gardaí. He is being held at Clondalkin Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Gardaí said that the investigation is ongoing.

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