Longford gardaí detain man in Granard after handgun, ammo and balaclava found in car
A man is currently being detained at Granard Garda Station following the seizure of a firearm which was discovered in his vehicle.
The man in his 40s was stopped by uniformed gardaí at approximately 2.40pm this afternoon on suspicion of road traffic offences.
A subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in the recovery of a handgun and ammo as well as a balaclava, firearm holster and other items.
The man was conveyed to Granard Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939.
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