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Cannabis valued at €500,000 seized in Kildare Town

Gardai are seeking the public's help
A massive 25KG of cannabis herb has been seized by Gardai in Kildare Town.

As part of an operation targeting the illegal sale and supply of controlled drugs, Gardaí from the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau supported by the Special Crime Task Force have seized cannabis herb with an estimated value of €500,000, pending analysis.

Cannabis seized by Gardai in Kildare town
25KG of the drug was seized following the search of two vehicles at a shopping centre close to Kildare Town on Wednesday evening shortly before 7.30pm.
Two men in their late 30s were arrested at the scene. They are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Naas Garda Station.

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