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Heroin worth over €2 million seized at Dublin Airport

The 15kg of heroin was discovered in a woman’s luggage.

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TWO PEOPLE HAVE been arrested after a joint operation from gardaí and Revenue led to the discovery of heroin worth an estimated €2.1 million yesterday.

A woman in her 50s was detained when she entered the arrivals hall at Dublin Airport and was met by a man in his 30s.

The woman was accompanied by a young child, and they had just arrived from Lahore in Pakistan.

All of the individuals were non-Irish nationals.

Following an examination of the woman’s luggage, 15kg of heroin was discovered.

Officers from the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and Revenue’s Customs Service conducted the operation.

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Both the man and woman are currently being detained at Ballymun Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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