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Two men arrested as cannabis plants worth €160k seized in Tipperary

A 52-year-old and a 32-year-old man are being held at garda stations in Tipperary.

File image of cannabis plants.
File image of cannabis plants.
Image: (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

TWO MEN HAVE been arrested as part of an investigation into the seizure of cannabis plants in Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

As part of an ongoing investigation into the cultivation, sale and supply of cannabis in the Thurles area, Gardaí from the Drugs Unit searched a premises at Moyne, Thurles yesterday afternoon and seized cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €160,000.

A 52-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Templemore Garda Station.

In a follow-up operation, a 32-year-old man was arrested and is detained in Thurles Garda Station.

Investigations are continuing.

Read: Cannabis plants worth €750k seized in Kilkenny >

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