Man arrested and gun seized in Limerick garda operation targeting organised crime

A man has been arrested and a firearm and ammunition seized in an operation targeting organised crime in Limerick

A man has been arrested and a firearm and ammunition seized in an operation targeting organised crime in Limerick

A MAN has been arrested and a firearm and ammunition seized in an operation targeting organised crime in Limerick.

Gardai said this Tuesday night that a firearm and ammunition had been seized and a male arrested as part of the ongoing operation.

“At approximately 6pm this (Tuesday) evening a male in his 40s was stopped by Gardai on patrol on the outskirts of Limerick city. A firearm, subject to technical examination, and ammunition were seized and the male was arrested,” said the spokesperson.

“He is currently detained under the provisions of Section 30 of The Offences Against the State Act at Henry Street Garda Station,” added the spokesperson.