Two arrested following cannabis discovery
Plants with an estimated street value of €160,000 seized in Co Tipperary
Cannabis plants worth an estimated ¤160,000 were discovered at a premises in Moyne, Co Tipperary yesterday.
Two men have been arrested following the seizure of cannabis plants worth an estimated €160,000 in Co Tipperary.
As part of an ongoing investigation into the cultivation, sale and supply of cannabis in the area, Gardaí from the drugs unit in Thurles searched a premises in Moyne yesterday afternoon and discovered the plants.
A 52-year-old man was arrested at the scene, and is currently being held at Templemore Garda station under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking act 1996.
A second man, aged 32, was arrested in a follow-up operation and is being held at Thurles Garda station.
The Garda investigation is continuing, a spokesman said.