Gardaí seize cannabis worth €600,000

A man in his 30s has been arrested following a controlled delivery of the drugs

Gardaí seize cannabis worth €600,000

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Gardaí have seized cannabis with an estimated street value of €600,000 in County Meath.

The drugs - 30kg of herbal cannabis - had earlier arrived at Dublin Port from Spain concealed in large cylindrical air filters.

Gardaí yesterday carried out a controlled delivery of the drugs in collaboration with the Revenue Customs Service.

A man in his 30s was arrested and is being detained at Finglas Garda Station.

He is being held under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking ) Act 1996.

Gardaí are continuing their investigations in the area.