Two held over €6.75m drugs seizure
Drugs worth up to €6.75 million have been seized in Kildare and Dublin.
Officers from the National Drugs Unit stopped two vehicles in Naas, Co Kildare yesterday and discovered about 35kgs of heroin and cocaine with an estimated street value of between €3.5 million and €5.5 million , pending analysis.
Two suspects in their 30s were arrested and were being questioned in Naas under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
A Garda spokesman said more cocaine, cannabis herb and heroin was found in follow-up searches in the Palmerstown and Celbridge areas.
Those seizures had an estimated street value in excess of €1.25 million.