€650,000 worth of heroin and cocaine seized at Dublin Airport

Heroin and cocaine thought to be worth €650,000 have been seized at Dublin Airport.

The drugs were found yesterday when a man in his forties was searched after getting off a flight from Malaga.

The UK national, who was found to be carrying 4.5kg heroin and 0.25kg cocaine.

The suspect is being questioned at Ballymun Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing with a view to prosecution.

If you have any information about drug smuggling, contact Revenue’s Confidential Freephone 1800 295 295.

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