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Two men in their 60s arrested over cannabis find

Two men in their 60s were arrested after plants worth about €240,000 were seized in Ballintra last night.

TWO MEN in their 60s have been arrested after the seizure of cannabis plants worth almost a quarter of a million euro.

The men were arrested by Gardaí from Ballyshannon, assisted by members of the Regional Support Unit, after about 300 cannabis plants were seized from a house in Ballintra in southern Co Donegal.

The plans have an estimated street value of about €240,000 pending analysis.

The men are being detained at Ballyshannon Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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