Two Men Arrested after gun seized in Finglas

by Rose Barrett
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Gardaí have seized a firearm, ammunition and arrested two men following an operation in Finglas this morning.

At approximately 12:10am this morning, Gardaí observed a male on Glasnevin Avenue dropping a rucksack. A search of the rucksack discovered a sawn off shotgun and ammunition. 

Two men, one aged in his 20s and the other in his 30s were arrested as a result and are currently detained under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 at Finglas Garda station. They can be held for up to 7 days.

All of the seized items will now be sent to the Garda Technical Bureau for further examination. 

Investigations are ongoing.

Featured Image: An Garda Siochana/Twitter – Firearm and ammunition seized by gardai in Finglas this morning

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