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Gardai charge man over assault rifle seized in Dublin

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Gardaí have charged a 25-year-old man in connection with the seizure of a firearm.

He is due to appear before Dublin District Court, Criminal Courts of Justice tomorrow morning at 10.30am.

Gardaí seized the firearm, an M70 assault rifle, following the planned search of a property in the Fitzgibbon Street Sub District on Wednesday this week.

The man was arrested and detained at Mountjoy Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939 as amended.

He remains in Garda custody.