€150k of cannabis seized at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Pic: Revenue

Up to €150,000 worth of cannabis has been seized at Portlaoise Mail Centre today.

Revenue officers seized 7.5kg of herbal cannabis with the help of a sniffer dog.

The drugs were found hidden in parcels from Nigeria, addressed to a location in Dublin.

The investigation is on-going.

Pic: Revenue

Revenue have asked anyone with information to contact their Confidential Freephone line on 1800 295 295.

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