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Cannabis Valued At €2.1 Million Seized In Laois.

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A man in his 20s has been arrested

Gardai are questioning a man after 2.1 million euro worth of cannabis was found in Co. Laois.

Officers seized 121 kilogrammes of the drug following a search operation yesterday morning.

Caoimhseach Connolly reports:

"The drugs, with an estimated value of over 2.1 million euro, were seized by Gardai in Portlaoise, after they responded to a report of unusual activity on a rural road in Emo yesterday morning.

There Gardai searched a storage facility, and the surrounding areas, and discovered 121 kilogrammes of packaged cannabis herb, which had been concealed in boxes of vegetables.

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene. He's currently being questioned at Portlaoise Gardai station

Yesterday's search operation comes after Gardai in Co. Meath discovered 1.3 million euro worth of cannabis in Ashbourne on Saturday night, and the seizure of 35 thousand euro worth of suspected Diamorphine in Cork City on Friday afternoon. "

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