CROSS-BORDER REVENUE OPERATION UNCOVERS ILLEGAL FUEL PLANT IN CASTLESHANE

23 December 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

A cross-Border operation involving Revenue and law enforcement personnel uncovered a plant for the manufacture of illegal diesel in the Castleshane area of Co Monaghan at the weekend. Three people were arrested at a premises in Crossmaglen, Co Armagh as part of the same investigation. In a search under warrant of a house and outbuildings at Agnaglogh, Castleshane on Friday and Saturday last, Revenue officers located a distillation plant to launder marked mineral oil. Revenue said that the intelligence-led operation “targeting mineral oil laundering” was carried out by the Customs Service and members of the Gardaí under the auspices of the cross-Border Joint Agency Task Force. Critical support services to ensure public safety were …

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