Man and woman arrested as cannabis worth €400k seized in Cork

A man and woman in their 30s have been arrested in connection with a €400,000 seizure of cannabis in Cork on Monday.

The seizure came when gardaí attached to the Midleton District Crime Unit and Midleton Drugs Unit stopped and searched a vehicle in the Carrigtwohill area of Cork at approximately 7.30pm on Monday evening.

At approximately 7.30pm, gardaí stopped and searched a vehicle in the Carrigtwohill area.

Gardaí discovered 20kg of suspected cannabis herb. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth €400,000. They will now be sent for further analysis.

A woman and a man, both aged in their 30s, were arrested at the scene and are currently detained at Cobh Garda Station under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.

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