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PICS: Gardai raid massive cannabis growhouse in Dublin as €1.5m worth of drug seized

PICS: Gardai raid massive cannabis growhouse in Dublin as €1.5m worth of drug seized
PICS: Gardai raid massive cannabis growhouse in Dublin as €1.5m worth of drug seized
PICS: Gardai raid massive cannabis growhouse in Dublin as €1.5m worth of drug seized

A garda raid today saw €1,500,000 worth of cannabis seized at a large growhouse in the capital.

Gardai have arrested two men following the seizure of an estimated €1.5m worth of cannabis.

The authorities raided a premises in Ballymount Estate, Ballymount, Dublin 12.

 

During the search, gardai discovered a cannabis growhouse with an estimated 1,500 plants in varying stages of growth along with approximately 48kgs of vacuum-packed cannabis herb.

 

Gardai also seized €70k in cash during a follow-up search at a house on the northside of Dublin.

 

The two arrested men, aged 54 and 44, are being detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act, 1996, at Crumlin and Sundrive Road garda stations.