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Two appear in court over €9 million Kildare drug haul

The two men were arrested after a search and arrest operation in Naas yesterday, when cocaine and heroin was found.

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TWO MEN have appeared in court in Co Kildare charged in connection with yesterday’s seizure of drugs worth an estimated €9 million.

The two were arrested after a search and arrest operation in Naas yesterday afternoon, during which about 35 kilograms of heroin and cocaine was discovered.

The heroin is estimated to be worth some €3.5 million, while the cocaine is estimated to command a street value of around €5.5 million.

The men had been detained at Naas Garda Station before appearing at Kilcock District Court this afternoon.

Cocaine, cannabis herb and heroin with an estimated street value in excess of €1.25 million was seized in follow-up searches in the Palmerstown and Celbridge areas following yesterday’s Naas raid.

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