Two arrested after cigarettes and ecstasy tablest seized in Cork

Two arrested after cigarettes and ecstasy tablest seized in Cork

Customs officers have seized 8,000 and 40,000 ecstasy tablets in Cork city.

The 'Eight' cigarettes - which had originated in China - were detected by revenue officials in Portlaoise Mail Centre, and a controlled delivery was carried out.

This led customs to a residential premises on Cork's southside where the cigarettes were recovered, along with 40,000 ecstasy tablets valued at around 400,000.

A cannabis grow house was also discovered during the operation.

Two Chinese nationals, a man and woman both in their early 30s were arrested and taken to Bridewell Garda Station for questioning.


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