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Two arrested in Dublin city centre after huge amount of cocaine seized

The cocaine seized by gardai today
The cocaine seized by gardai today

Gardai arrested two men this morning after a search on Parkgate Street in Dublin city.

Two men were stopped at Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 at around 11am this morning by the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Serious Crime Task Force.

During the course of a search, one kilo of cocaine (subject to analysis) was seized with an estimated street value of €80,000.

The men, aged 40 and 52 respectively, were arrested in connection with the investigation and are currently detained at Store Street garda station under the provisions of Section 2, Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.