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Gardaí seize €160k of cannabis in Cork city

A man and woman were also arrested.

Image: Garda

GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED cannabis valued at €160,000 during an operation on Friday in Cork city. 

During the course of a search of a vehicle, cannabis with an estimated street value of €40,000 was seized. A man and a woman, both in their early 30s, were arrested at the scene and taken to Gurranabraher Garda station where they were detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

The man currently remains detained. The woman has since been released.

A follow-up search was conducted under warrant at Whitescross in Cork yesterday evening. A further seizure of approximately €120,000 in cannabis was recovered at the location.

Gardaí said the drugs will now be sent for analysis.

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