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Two men arrested after fully loaded handgun seized

Two men have been arrested in Westmeath after a fully loaded semi-automatic handgun was found. Ga...
Jack Quann
Jack Quann

15.25 4 Dec 2019


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Two men arrested after fully l...

Two men arrested after fully loaded handgun seized

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

15.25 4 Dec 2019


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Two men have been arrested in Westmeath after a fully loaded semi-automatic handgun was found.

GardaĆ­ in Blanchardstown are investigating organised crime activity in that area.

They conducted an operation on Tuesday, which led to the arrest of two men from the Dublin area.

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They were arrested with the assistance of the Emergency Response Unit in Rathowen, Co Westmeath.

A fully loaded semi-automatic Makorav handgun was recovered in the vehicle.

The two men are detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act at Blanchardstown and Finglas Garda stations.

GardaĆ­ say investigations are ongoing.


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