Three arrested after cigarettes and drugs were seized in separate raids

Saturday 14 December 2013 18.58
A man and woman are being held at Ballyfermot Garda Station
A man and woman are being held at Ballyfermot Garda Station

Three people have been arrested in two separate raids in Dublin and Cork.

In Dublin, a man in his 30s and a woman in her 20s are being questioned at Ballyfermot Garda Station after cannabis and tobacco was seized.

Earlier today in Cork, a man is in his 40s was questioned by revenue and gardaí seized cigarettes and tobacco worth almost €50,000 in Mitchelstown Co Cork. 

"Capital" cigarettes and "Samson" tobacco were recovered from a UK-registered car stopped on the M8.

The vehicle was also seized. 

 A file is being prepared for the DPP.