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Two men in their 20s arrested as 9mm handgun, silencer and ammo seized from car

Crime DeskBy Shuki Byrne
Gardaí searched the care and found a 9mm handgun, ammo and a silencer
Gardaí searched the care and found a 9mm handgun, ammo and a silencer

Two men in their 20s have been arrested after Gardai discovered a gun and ammunition during a stop and search.

Following reports of suspicious activity Gardaí stopped a car at 5pm on Monday on Carton Way, Ballymun, Dublin 11.
 
Two men aged 25 and 22 were the sole occupants of this vehicle. 
 
Gardaí searched the car and found a 9mm handgun in the footwell of the front passenger seat, together with 3 rounds of 9mm ammunition and a silver silencer. 
 
Both men were arrested and taken to Coolock Garda Station, they are detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939.