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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C
# Organised Crime
€3 million worth of suspected heroin seized and two men arrested in Dublin
Two men, aged 31 and 41, have been arrested and are currently being detained.

HEROIN WORTH AN estimated €3 million has been seized by gardaí and two men have been arrested following an intelligence-led operation in Dublin. 

Revenue and gardaí from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) seized 22kg of suspected heroin, with an estimated street value of €3 million, pending confirmation, in the Dublin 15 area.

Two men, aged 31 and 41, were arrested and are currently detained in Blanchardstown Garda Station, pursuant to the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

Detective Chief Superintendent Angela Willis, Head of Bureau at GNDOCB said: “The outcome of cooperation between Revenue and Customs and An Garda Síochána, has resulted in the seizure of a significant quantity of heroin from circulation within communities that are suffering the consequences of drug trafficking.”

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