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Gardaí seize cocaine worth €325k in raid on west Dublin drug gang

A man in his 20s has been arrested.

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GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED €325k worth of coke as well as €3,575 in cash following a search opertion in west Dublin yesterday. 

At around 3pm yesterday, officers conducted a search of a home in Ashfield Court, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15.

Five kilograms of suspected cocaine, €3,575 in cash and other drug paraphernalia was seized during the search operation.

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene in relation to this seizure and is currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Blanchardstown Garda station.

This seizure forms part of Operation which was launched on 2 July 2021. The focus of Operation Tara is to disrupt, dismantle and prosecute drug trafficking networks, at all levels – international, national, local – involved in the importation, distribution, cultivation, production, local sale and supply of controlled drugs.

Investigations are ongoing.

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