Northern Ireland

Police seize 30,000 diazepam tablets in drug raids

Diazepam
Image caption 30,000 diazepam tablets were seized during the raids

Police have arrested two people in a number of searches in connection with the possession of drugs.

Around 30,000 suspected diazepam tablets were recovered during the planned searches and two replica firearms were also found.

A 29-year-old woman was arrested in Belfast and a 27-year-old man was arrested in Tempo. They are currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Seven other people will be interviewed at a later date.

Following the searches, PSNI Det Ch Insp Shaun McKee urged members of the public not to use pharmaceutical type drugs unless they had been supplied by a healthcare professional.