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Man arrested over cocaine haul at Dublin port

Published 14/09/2015

Cocaine was discovered in a haulage vehicle at Dublin port
Cocaine was discovered in a haulage vehicle at Dublin port

Drugs worth an estimated one million euro have been seized at Dublin port.

Fifteen kilograms of cocaine was discovered in a haulage vehicle that had just arrived from the UK.

The drugs were intercepted on Saturday as a result of a joint, intelligence-led operation between the Revenue Commissioners Customs Service and the Garda's drugs and organised crime bureau.

A 36-year-old man was arrested and has been charged with drug trafficking offences. He remains in custody and is due to appear in court in Dublin on Monday.

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