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Two held after €1 million cannabis growhouse raided in Kerry

Around 1,000 plants were uncovered in a planned raid of an industrial unit in Tralee.

Clash Industrial Estate
Clash Industrial Estate
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TWO MEN ARE being questioned after gardaí raided a cannabis growhouse in Tralee.

Around 1,000 plants were discovered in the operation. Gardaí estimate the drugs have a street value in the region of €1 million.

The discovery was made following a planned search at an industrial unit in the Clash area this morning.

Two men, believed to be in their late 20s or early 30s, were arrested at the scene. They’re being questioned under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act at Tralee Garda station.

The area has been sealed off pending forensic tests.

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