DETECTIVES from the PSNI’s Reactive and Organised Crime Branch have this morning arrested another two suspects as part of an international investigation into cannabis supply from Italy.
A 34 year old woman and a 35 year old man were arrested in the Milton Keynes area of England this morning on suspicion of drugs trafficking and money laundering offences.
They are being brought to Belfast for interview.
Detective Inspector Andy Dunlop said: “This investigation has been running for the past two months and we are continuing to ensure that anyone suspected of involvement in alleged drugs trafficking and money laundering is made amenable.
“Detailed investigative work continues into this suspected criminal network.
“Today’s arrests bring the total number of people arrested in connection with this operation to 17.
“Nine have since been charged. Our enquiries are continuing.”