Carlow garda arrest man after cannabis-plants find

Gardaí in Carlow have arrested a man after cannabis plants were discovered growing inside a house in Old Leighlin.

During a planned search yesterday evening, officers uncovered more than 300 plants of the drug, with an estimated street value of €242,000.

A man in his mid 20s, believed to be a Polish national, was arrested at the scene.

He is being questioned at Carlow garda station under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act.


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