16/12/2015

Man Arrested Over Supply Of 'Skunk' Cannabis

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in Birmingham as part of an ongoing investigation into the supply of 'skunk' cannabis.

The suspect is being brought to Northern Ireland for questioning.

Detective Inspector Andy Dunlop, said: "To date, we have arrested 18 people, 12 of whom have been charged.
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"We have seized more than £2 million worth of cannabis in Northern Ireland whilst working closely with the Italian Carabiniere who previously made arrests and seizures in connection with this joint major investigation."

The man will be questioned at Musgrave police station in Belfast.

(CD/JP)

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