A Dublin-based Garda has been arrested and suspended on suspicion of drug offences.
According to Independent.ie, the garda in question was arrested after he was found with a small amount of cocaine in a planned investigation by the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation on Sunday night.
He was arrested under Section 15 of the Misuse of Drugs Act and questioned in Terenure Garda Station.
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He was released without charge and a file is now being prepared for the DPP.
The garda, in his thirties, is not originally from Dublin.
He is suspended from carrying out any duties while investigations are ongoing.