Northern Ireland

Prescription drugs: Men charged in connection with diazepam seizure

Three men have been charged in connection with a police investigation into the supply of prescription drugs into Northern Ireland.

The men, aged 21, 22 and 33 were arrested along with a 45-year-old woman on Thursday after police seized a large quantity of diazepam tablets in north Belfast.

The men face a number of drug offences.

They are due to appear at Belfast Magistrates' Court on Saturday.

The 21-year-old is also charged with possessing a firearm in suspicious circumstances.

The 22-year-old man is also charged with money laundering.

On Friday, a 45-year-old woman appeared in court charged with conspiracy to supply class C drugs.

Kelly Clarke, of Ardoyne Road in Belfast, also faced a charge of being concerned in the supply of diazepam between 1 August last year and 16 April this year.

She was granted bail.