South Belfast man arrested after £40,000 worth of ketamine found

A 24-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday night, after police seized ketamine worth an estimated street value of around £40,000 in a south Belfast property.

he man was arrested on suspicion of a number of offences, including possession of a Class B controlled drug with intent to supply. He remains in custody at this time.

Detective Sergeant O’Neill said officers “have seized a large quantity of drugs” which also includes suspected cannabis.

“We remain committed to tackling the illegal supply of drugs, and to removing them from our streets,” added the detective.

“Drugs bring nothing but misery. Lives get ruined or lost, while families and loved ones are left to cope with the inevitable heartache.

“I would appeal to anyone with information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, about the supply of illegal drugs to contact us immediately on 101.”

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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