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Kilo of cannabis seized by gardaí and revenue in Portlaoise searches

Three men were arrested.

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DRUGS GARDAÍ ALONG with revenue officers today arrested three people after searching two properties in the Portlaoise area. 

Around one kilo of cannabis with a street value of €20,000 was found during one of the searches. 

Gardai arrested a 22 year-old Lithuanian man, a 23 year-old Irish man and a 20 year old Polish man in relation to the find. 

A garda spokesman said: “All three prisoners were taken to Portlaoise Garda Station where they were detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996.”

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