Northern Ireland

Men held over Forkhill, south Armagh cannabis haul

Forkhill cannabis
Image caption Police have released photographs of some of the plants seized

Two men have been arrested after police seized 149 cannabis plants in south Armagh.

The men, aged 38 and 23, were detained following a planned search of a house in Longfield Heights in Forkhill.

Police said the two were arrested on suspicion of cultivation and possession of cannabis with intent to supply.

A police spokesperson said the search was planned and carried out by the Tactical Crime team in the area.