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Man Arrested After Cannabis Worth Over €500K Seized At Dublin Port

File image: Rolling News

The cannabis was discovered concealed within vacuum packed packages

A man has been arrested after herbal cannabis worth over half a million euro was seized at Dublin Airport.

Revenue officers seized 27.2 kilos of the drug, worth €544,000, yesterday.

The drugs were seized when a passenger was stopped and his luggage searched following his arrival off a flight from Johannesburg, via Dubai.

The cannabis was discovered concealed within vacuum packed packages in his luggage.

A man in his 60s was arrested and is currently detained at a garda station in north County Dublin, where he can be held for up to a week.

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