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Garda dog unit helps to find nearly €250k worth of cannabis in Kildare

Two men were arrested and appeared before Naas District Court this morning.

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THE GARDA DOG unit has helped to track down cannabis worth an estimated €230,000 during a search in Kildare.

Two men were arrested following a planned search of a house in Rathangan, Co Kildare at around 3pm yesterday afternoon.

With the assistance of the dog unit, gardaí discovered cannabis herb with an estimated street value well over €200,000.

The men, aged in their 30s and 20s, were taken to Newbridge Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1996.

They appeared before Naas District Court this morning, charged in relation to the seizure.

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