€1.36M cannabis seized after garda raids

Two men arrested.

Gardaí have seized close to €1.36 million worth of cannabis following raids targeting persons suspected to be involved in an organised crime.

The raids were carried out in the Dublin and Meath areas on Friday, March 31.

The searches were part of a targetted operation and involved a joint effort by personnel attached to the Revenue Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB), Coolock and Raheny District Drugs Units and the Meath Divisional Drugs Unit.

During the course of the operation Revenue officers seized approximately 67.5 kilograms of herbal cannabis. The estimated value of the drugs is €1.36 million.

Gardaí arrested two males (aged 45 years and 39 years) who are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at a Garda Station in North Dublin.

Investigations are ongoing.