28/05/2015

Two Arrested Over Ongoing Investigation Into Cannabis Supply From Italy

Two people have been arrested in England as part of an ongoing investigation into cannabis supply from Italy.

A man, 35, and a woman, 34, were arrested in the Milton Keynes area this morning, Thursday, on suspicion of drugs trafficking and money laundering offences.

They are being brought to Belfast to be interviewed by the police.
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Detective Inspector Andy Dunlop said: "This investigation has been running for the past two months and we are continuing to ensure that anyone suspected of involvement in alleged drugs trafficking and money laundering is made amenable. Detailed investigative work continues into this suspected criminal network. Today’s arrests bring the total number of people arrested in connection with this operation to 17, nine of whom have been charged. Our enquiries are continuing."

(CD)

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