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Three arrested as Customs seize 30,000 tablets

Drugs seized and arrests made in joint Garda and Revenue operation today.

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Image: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

THREE MEN HAVE been arrested as part of a joint operation involving the Gardaí and the Revenue Commissioners’ Customs Service.

Officers seized 30,000 Benzodiazepine tablets with an estimated street value of €60,000 during today’s operation in Dublin.

Revenue officials followed a controlled delivery of packages, of UK origin, to addresses in the Dublin 15 area, including a private resident and a business premises.

Three men of Polish origin, aged between 37 and 51, were arrested as part of the investigation and detained at Blanchardstown Garda Station under the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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