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Gardai seize huge cannabis haul in Kildare

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
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.