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Gardai discover cannabis plants worth €124k following arrest of man for assault

Crime DeskBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
Gardai discover cannabis plants worth €124k following arrest of man for assault

Gardai investigating an assault and criminal damage to a property in Miltown Malbay, County Clare, yesterday afternoon have arrested a 32-year-old man.

The injured man (36) received a number of lacerations and was taken to University College Hospital Galway with non-life threating injuries.

During the investigation Gardaí discovered cannabis plants with an estimated value of €124,000, pending analysis, at a premises which had been damaged by fire during the incident.

The arrested 32 year old man is currently detained at Kilrush Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal justice Act, 1984.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at Kilrush Garda Station on 065 9080550, The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.