Cannabis worth €500,000 seized in Westmeath
Two men, aged 37 and 42, were arrested yesterday after cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €500,000 were discovered by gardaí in Mullingar, County Westmeath.
The find came as part of an ongoing garda operation targeting the growth of illegal drugs in the Mullingar area.
Gardaí carried out a planned search of an industrial unit at around 2.30 pm yesterday afternoon, where a grow house was discovered.
The two men are currently being detained at Mullingar Garda Station.