Seven Arrested In West Belfast Drugs Raid

Seven people have been arrested following a drug raid in west Belfast on Thursday evening, 11 October.

Three men and three women, aged in their 40's, and a 17-year-old girl have been arrested on suspicion of a number of drug offences.
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The PSNI's Organised Crime Branch seized a large quantity of suspected Class A drugs along with a sum of cash during the incident.


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