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Gardai seize huge cannabis haul in Kildare

25 kilos of cannabis were seized in Kildare yesterday evening
25 kilos of cannabis were seized in Kildare yesterday evening

Half a million euro worth of cannabis was seized by gardai near Kildare town yesterday.

Gardai from the Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau, supported by the Special Crime Task Force, seized cannabis herb with an estimated value of €500,000.

Twenty-five kilos of cannabis herb was seized during the search of two vehicles at a shopping centre close to Kildare town yesterday evening, shortly before 7.30pm.

Two men, both in their late 30s, were arrested at scene.

They are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Naas garda station.