Man arrested after suspected cannabis growhouse discovered in Dublin

It was discovered after gardaí attended the scene of a fire at a Chinese restaurant in Malahide

Man arrested after suspected cannabis growhouse discovered in Dublin

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A man has been arrested in Dublin after the discovery of a suspected cannabis growhouse.

The find was made at around 7:30pm yesterday evening, after gardaí attended the scene of a fire at a Chinese restaurant in Malahide.

The suspected growhouse and cannabis plants were found while emergency services dealt with the blaze.

Following the discovery, gardaí arrested a man in his 50s.

He is being held at Coolock Garda Station, and gardaí say their investigations are continuing.