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Gardai discover cannabis grow house and seize over 100 plants

Image of the grow house released by gardai
Image of the grow house released by gardai

Gardai have found another cannabis growhouse in a follow-up operation to a find made on Friday.

Gardai targeting an organised criminal group who operate cannabis grow houses nationwide searched an address in Clara, Co. Offaly on Monday.

Local Garda units from Clara plus members of the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau were involved in the search.

According to gardai over 100 cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €80,000 (analysis pending) were seized during the operation.

Gardai also released two pictures from the scene.

Gardai confirmed that the operation in Offaly was a follow up to searches on Friday in the Castlebar, Nenagh and Dundalk areas

These searches led to the discovery of a grow house, the seizure of €200k of cannabis plants and the arrest of four men.