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Cannabis plants and cash seized in garda searches

Properties in west Dublin and Navan were searched today as part of an ongoing investigation into the activities of an eastern European criminal gang.

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Image: Cathal McNaughton/PA Wire

Updated at 10pm

GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN have seized cannabis plants and herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €1.5 million from properties in Blanchardstown, Clonsilla and Mulhuddart.

Around €20,000 in cash was also seized by the gardaí during the searches and four men aged in their 30s were arrested in connection with the Dublin seizures.

The men are being held under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act at Blanchardstown and Ballymun Garda Stations.

The searches were carried out as part of an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking by an eastern European criminal gang.

In a follow-up search at a house in Navan, Co Meath this evening, gardaí seized cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €100,000. A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1995 at Navan Garda Station.

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