Two held after €1.5m cannabis seizure in Meath

Saturday 20 April 2013 23.00
The two people are being questioned at Kells Garda Station
The two people are being questioned at Kells Garda Station

Two people have been arrested after cannabis with an estimated street value of €1.5m was seized in Kells in Co Meath.

A 53-year-old man and a 43-year-old woman were arrested when gardaí searched a business premises last night.

They are being questioned at Kells Garda Station.

Gardaí said a "large cannabis cultivation operation" was being operated at the site.

The Kells Garda Drug Unit was assisted in the operation by the Regional Support Unit.