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Two arrested as £1m cannabis haul seized

Cannabis seized by the PSNI (PSNI/PA)

Two people have been arrested after police seized cannabis worth £1 million.

A woman, aged 37, and a 38-year-old man were detained in South Belfast on Thursday as part of an investigation into the supply of illegal drugs.

Detective Inspector Pete Mullan, of the PSNI’s Organised Crime Branch, said: “Searches were carried out and cannabis with an approximate street value of £1 million recovered.”

The two suspects remain in police custody.

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Mr Mullan added: “These arrests and seizures are evidence of our ongoing commitment to removing and disrupting the illegal supply of drugs into Northern Ireland.

“The seizure of these drugs has removed a substantial amount of cannabis and prevented £1 million from falling into the hands of organised criminals who profit from others’ misery.”

He appealed for members of the public to disclose any information about drugs in their area.