DUBLIN: Two arrested after Gardai seize €400,000 in cash, a pistol, ammunition and drugs

Two men have been arrested after Gardai seized cash, a firearm, ammunition and a quantity of cocaine as part of ongoing investigations targeting the sale and distribution of controlled drugs in Dublin. 

The seizures were made during an search operation of a house in Ballymun last night (Thursday) carried out by the Ballymun Drugs Unit and uniformed Gardai. They were assisted by armed Garda units.

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Approximately €400,000 in cash was seized along with a firearm (pistol), ammunition and a small quantity of cocaine.

A Garda spokesperson said: “A man in his 50s was arrested last night in connection with this investigation and is currently detained in a Dublin Garda Station under the provisions of Section 30 – Offences Against the State Act 1939.

“In a follow up operation a second male was arrested in the Ballymun area today (Friday) and is also detained under Section 30- Offences Against the State Act 1939 at a Dublin Garda Station.”

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