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Large quantity of herbal cannabis seized by Revenue

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Herbal cannabis (FILE PHOTO)
Herbal cannabis (FILE PHOTO)

Revenue and the Garda Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau have seized a large quantity of herbal cannabis in Logford today.

Officers seized 7kgs of the drug with an estimated street value of €154,000 at a premises in Longford.

Authorities believe that the drugs originated in Uganda.

A 46 year old Nigerian woman has been arrested in connection with this investigation and is currently being detained at Granard Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

The investigation is ongoing.