Some of the suspected cannabis which was seized
GARDAI investigating the seizure of a significant quantity of cannabis following a house fire in County Limerick at the weekend have arrested a man.
The alarm was raised at around 4.50am on Sunday and crews from Kilmallock and Charleville fire stations spent most of the day at the scene.
Following a search of the vacant property, gardaí discovered a growhouse containing cannabis plants worth an estimated €25,000 and cannabis herb worth an estimated €75,000.
The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.
During a follow up operation this Tuesday, a man in his 50s was arrested.
He is currently detained at Bruff garda station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
Gardai were granted a court order on Monday declaring the property a crime scene and investigations are continuing.
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