Gardaí have seized cocaine worth €1.75 million during an operation in Dublin.
As part of Operation Tara, gardaí arrested a man in Clondalkin on Friday evening having stopped a vehicle on St Cuthbert’s Road at about 5.30pm. A search of the vehicle was conducted, during which 25kg of cocaine was discovered.
As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí have seized €1.75 Million worth of cocaine and arrested a man following a search operation in Clondalkin yesterday, Friday 15th April 2022. #OperationTara pic.twitter.com/SnAmnodSa5
— Garda Info (@gardainfo) April 16, 2022
The suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.
A man in his 30s was arrested and is currently detained under provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Clondalkin Garda station where he can be held for up to seven days.
Gardaí said investigations into the matter are ongoing.