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Revenue seize weed worth €150,000 posted to Ireland from Nigeria

Revenue seize weed worth €150,000 posted to Ireland from Nigeria

Revenue officers working at the Portlaoise Mail Centre seized 7.5kg of weed with a street value of around €150,000.

The consignment was discovered following routine profiling with the help of Revenue’s detector dog team.

The cannabis was found concealed in parcels from Nigeria, addressed to a location in Dublin. 

Investigations are on-going with a view to prosecution.

If you have any information about drug smuggling, contact Revenue’s Confidential Freephone 1800 295 295.