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Man due before the courts following major drugs bust

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
Man due before the courts following major drugs bust

A man in his 40s is due before the courts tomorrow morning following a major drugs bust in Dublin yesterday.

Gardai seized 20kgs of cocaine with a street value of €1.4 million during a search of a premises in Artane.

They also discovered 4kgs of cannabis worth €100,000, ammunition and firearm parts.

The intelligence-led operation involved the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, the Garda Emergency Response Unit and local Gardai.

The man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is being detained at Coolock Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.