Revenue seizes Alprazolam tablets worth €60,000 at Dublin Port

They were discovered in a consignment which arrived from Hungary

Revenue seizes Alprazolam tablets worth €60,000 at Dublin Port

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Revenue officers at Dublin Port have seized 30,000 Alprazolam tablets.

They were discovered when officers stopped and searched a consignment labelled as 'computer chips' which had arrived from Hungary.

The tablets, branded 'Ksalol', have an estimated retail value of €60,000.

Investigations regarding the importation are ongoing.

Alprazolam is mainly used for the treatment of anxiety disorders.