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Revenue Officers Seize €5.5m Of Cannabis: Hidden Inside Fruit Container

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2:23 PM - 20 Jun 2020



Revenue have seized Cannabis worth five and a half million euro at Rosslare Europort.

Officers discovered the drugs this morning following a routine profiling operation at the port.

Staff made the find when a container that arrived from Spain was chosen for a random check.

Cannabis Seized: Drugs Found Among Melons And Oranges

Officers on duty identified an unaccompanied trailer that had arrived from Bilbao and selected it for examination.

They deployed a mobile X-Ray scanner to check the contents.

Following the inspection, 277 kilos of herbal cannabis was found hidden inside a load of melons and oranges.

An investigation is ongoing and as yet no arrests have been made.



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