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Man arrested after £50,000 in cash and fuel laundering plant seized by police

A man has been arrested after more than £50,000 in cash and a mobile fuel laundering plant were seized by police in searches across Newry and south Armagh earlier this week.

The 20-year-old was arrested during the operation on suspicion of possessing and concealing criminal property.

The nine searches were carried out by the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s (PSNI) organised crime unit on Monday.

Detectives also seized two lorries, mobile phones and documents.

Detective Inspector Keith Gawley said: “We are continuing to appeal to the public to report anything suspicious to us.”

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