€240,000 worth of cannabis seized in Leitrim
Two men have been arrested as a result.
Gardaí have arrested two men following the discovery of a cannabis grow house containing €240,000 of suspected cannabis plants in Carrigallen, Leitrim on Friday (6 August).
The discovery was made at a house in Carrigallen at approximately 10am on Friday morning by Gardaí and Detectives from the Sligo /Leitrim Division.
Approximately 300 cannabis plants (pending analysis) were seized along with growing equipment including lights, fans and an irrigation system.
Two men, both aged in their mid-20s, were arrested at the house and conveyed to Carrick on Shannon Garda Station where they are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
Investigations are ongoing.