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Gardaí find €56k worth of drugs in taxi

Two men were arrested and are being detained by gardaí.

Image: Niall Carson/PA Wire

GARDAÍ DISCOVERED €56K worth of drugs when they searched a taxi in Dublin today.

They said that as part of an investigation targeting the sale and supply of drugs, members of the Organised Crime Unit carried out a search operation in the Tallaght area this afternoon.

Gardaí stopped and searched a taxi on the Greenhills Road and discovered cocaine with an estimated street value of €56,000.

The occupants of the car, two males aged in their 30s and late teens, were arrested.

The men are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996, at Tallaght Garda Station.

They can be held for up to seven days.

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