More than one million euro in cash has been seized after a van was stopped and searched in county Kildare this morning.
It was discovered after the van was intercepted on the M7 at 6.30am.
Cash in excess of €1m has been seized by personnel from Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) during an operation in Co Kildare on 8th January 2021. One man has been arrested. For more see -https://t.co/MwcjYeEYDJ pic.twitter.com/V7SXzeUJ6I
— Garda Info (@gardainfo) January 8, 2021
As part of the operation, a 45 year old man was arrested and is currently being held in Portlaoise Garda Station.
In follow up searches in the midlands, an additional €10,000 was discovered.
The operation was carried out by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.