Northern Ireland

Lurgan: Three arrested over £300k herbal cannabis find remain in custody

Herbal cannabis worth an estimated £300,000 was seized in Lurgan, County Armagh Image copyright PSNI
Image caption Herbal cannabis worth an estimated £300,000 was seized in Lurgan, County Armagh

Three men arrested after police seized herbal cannabis worth an estimated £300,000 in County Armagh remain in custody.

A investigation between the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Garda Síochána led to the discovery of the drug in vehicles on Derrymacash Road in Lurgan on Friday.

The men, aged 32, 36 and 59, were arrested.

The PSNI said a substantial amount of drugs had been seized.

"We are aware of the threat posed by illegal drugs and are determined to use every opportunity to take controlled drugs off the streets and to bring anyone involved in their sale, supply or distribution before the courts," they added.