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Cannabis worth €2.6million seized in Dublin

The authorities raided an industrial premises in Ballymount and seized herbal cannabis and resin worth an estimated €2.6 million.

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THE AUTHORITIES HAVE seized cannabis worth an estimated €2.6 million following a raid on an industrial premises in Ballymount, Dublin 12, earlier today.

Gardaí have said that the raid was part of an intelligence-led investigation into a Dublin based Organised Crime Group, and that the seizure was a joint operation led by the Garda National Drugs Unit and Revenue’s Customs Service assisted by the Organised Crime Unit.

Some 106kgs of herbal cannabis and and 112kgs of cannabis resin (pending analysis) were seized at the premises.

No arrests were made.

Investigations are continuing into the origin and destination of the drugs.

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