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Gardaí seize €300k worth of cannabis in raid on "sophisticated grow house"

Two firearms were also recovered in the search.

A MAN HAS been arrested after gardaí seized an estimated €300,000 worth of cannabis and a number of firearms.

The raid took place earlier this afternoon on a house in the Mountbellew area of Co Galway where a “sophisticated grow house” was discovered.

Gardaí say other drug paraphernalia and two firearms were also recovered.

A man, in his mid-40s, was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Ballinasloe Garda Station.

A technical examination of the scene is due to take place.

Gardaí seize €300k worth of cannabis in raid on "sophisticated grow house"
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