Drugs found in in South County Cork

Two men have been arrested and a quantity of cannabis seized following a
Garda operation in Cork this afternoon 19th June 2013.

Gardaí stopped a car close to an area known as Halfway, Ballinhassig, which
is about 8km outside Cork city. When the car was searched Gardaí recovered
25kg of cannabis resin with an estimated street value of €150,000.

The two occupants of the car, a local man in his early 40s and a man in his
30s from Dublin, were arrested at the scene. They are detained at Togher
Garda station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act
1996 and can be detained for up to seven days.

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