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Aberdeen drugs seizures 'worth £60,000' lead to 21 arrests

A total of 21 people have been detained after drugs with an estimated street value of more than £60,000 were seized in Aberdeen.

Raids were carried out by more than 40 officers at 13 addresses in the city centre, Torry, Seaton, Kittybrewster, Mastrick and Garthdee areas on Wednesday and Thursday.

The action was part of the ongoing Operation Maple.

Heroin and cannabis were among the drugs seized.

Ch Insp George MacDonald said: "The success of Operation Maple is down to the information we continue to receive from the public."

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