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€140k of cocaine hidden in cosmetic bottles seized at Dublin Airport

The cocaine seizure (Pic via Revenue)
The cocaine seizure (Pic via Revenue)

Revenue officers seized 2kgs of cocaine, worth approximately €140,000, at Dublin Airport on Monday.

Revenue officers stopped and searched a 25-year-old Brazilian man as he returned home to Dublin from Barcelona.

The drugs were discovered in his checked in baggage concealed in three cosmetic bottles.
The man was arrested by Gardaí and brought before Judge Cormac Dunne in the Criminal Courts of Justice yesterday, where he was remanded in custody until Thursday January 14.