Three questioned after drugs hauls in Dublin and Cork

Three people were being questioned by Gardai today after the seizure of drugs with a street value of almost €1m in Dublin and Cork.

A man in his early 20s was arrested for suspected drugs trafficking when cannabis with a street value of €600,000 was discovered during the search of an apartment and a van in the Mount Oval Estate in Cork.

A woman was being questioned after the seizure of €210,000 worth of cocaine at Cork airport.

The woman, 25, from Venezuela, was stopped by customs officers as she stepped off a flight from Malaga, Spain.

The customs service said some 3kgs of cocaine was discovered in the woman’s personal baggage.

Meanwhile in Dublin a man in his mid 20s was being questioned by gardaí after officers found cannabis valued at €180,000 when they stopped and searched a vehicle on the Kilakee Road , Rathfarnham.


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