September 21, 2023

BREAKING: Kilkenny gardai uncover ‘sophisticated’ drugs operation, two arrested


TWO men have been arrested and a huge haul of cannabis seized after gardai uncovered a sophisticated drugs operation in Kilkenny.

An estimated €70,000 worth of cannabis was discovered when gardai swooped on the growhouse in Callan last night as part of a planned operation by the Kilkenny-Carlow Drugs Unit targeting the sale and supply of drugs.

During the raid of the premises, which is located close to the Tipperary border, gardai discovered €3,000 worth of harvested cannabis ready for sale and around €65,000 worth of plants close to maturing.

A local Garda spokesperson described the operation as a “a sophisticated growhouse”.

Two men were arrested and taken to Kilkenny Garda Station, where they are currently being detained for questioning.

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