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Court for men charged in connection with cannabis seizures

The two men, both in their forties, will appear before Donegal Town District Court this morning.

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TWO MEN WILL appear in court today charged in connection with two separate seizures of cannabis plants in Co Leitrim on Monday.

Gardaí said that the two males, aged 41 and 44, have been charged and will appear before Donegal Town District Court at 10.30am this morning. They were charged in relation to the seizure of cannabis plants in County Leitrim on 4 February.

Gardaí in Leitrim seized cannabis plants worth almost half a million euro in two separate raids on that date.

In the first, Gardaí found cannabis plants worth an estimated €240,000 during a planned search of a house in the Kilclare area of Carrick-0n-Shannon. A 44-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

In a separate search, a premises in Aughamore was searched and cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €250,000 were seized. A 41-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

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