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Two arrested following huge bust of drugs worth over €2m

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
There has been a massive seizure of cannabis in Dublin. FILE PIC
There has been a massive seizure of cannabis in Dublin. FILE PIC

Two men have been arrested following the seizure of drugs with an estimated value of over €2m.

Approximately 300 kilos of cannabis resin, 8 kilos of cannabis herb and 1 kilo of cocaine were discovered during the planned search of a premises in Donaghmede Park, Dublin 13 shortly before 7.30pm last night

Detective gardaí from Coolock assisted by the local Street Crime Unit and DMR Divisional Task Force seized cannabis resin, herb and cocaine with an estimated value of €2.1 million, pending analysis.

Two men, aged 25 and 52 years, were arrested at scene and are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Coolock and Clontarf Garda Stations.

The scene was preserved and technically examined.