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Three men in court over €5.1 million Dublin drugs seizure

Another man and a woman were released without charge.

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THREE MEN WILL be charged in connection with a significant drugs haul in court this morning.

The accused will appear at a sitting of the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning at 10.30am.

They have been in custody at Finglas and Ballymun garda stations since their arrest Friday.

Gardaí discovered €5.1 million worth of cannabis in two related operations on Friday.

The first discovery was made when a van and car were searched while in the IKEA car park in Ballymun. Gardaí found 90kg of cannabis resin and arrested three men – one in his 20s, one in his 30s and another in his 70s.

In a follow-up search at a unit in a North Dublin business park, gardaí seized 240kg of cannabis herb. They also arrested a fourth man who is in his 30s.

A short time later a woman in her 30s was arrested in the Ballymun area.

One of the men and the woman were released yesterday, with files prepared for the Director of Pubilc Prosecutions.

Two released and three still in custody over €5.1m drugs seizure

Man in his 70s arrested after €5.1 million drugs seizure at IKEA car park 

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