Two arrested after gardai seize gun from car in Dublin city centre
Two men are being detained after gardai discovered a gun in a car in Dublin's north inner city last night.
According to gardai, at around 10pm last night officers were carrying out a routine traffic stop on the North Strand.
During this stop officers are said to have become suspicious of a second car in the area and it was stopped and searched.
A follow-up operation led to a third car being searched and a handgun being recovered.
Two men in their 20s have been arrested in connection with this incident and are currently detained at Mountjoy Garda Station under the provisions of Section 30 – Offences Against the State Act 1939.
A car was also seized during the operation.
Gardai say investigations are ongoing.