According to a report in today's Sunday Independent, Gardai are concerned about African, mostly Nigerian, gangs dealing methamphetamine in Dublin. Up to relatively recently, the drug which is highly addictive and harmful to health, was not widely available and used. The first seizure of the drug was in 2011 when a consignment of 2.5kgs was discovered on an African passenger arrriving at Dublin Airport from South Africa but apparently since then these drug gangs operating out of inner city premises have found secure supply lines and have expanded their operations by selling to other established dealers around the city.
African gangs use 'front' businesses to sell 'meth' - Independent.ie
Might this worrying development go some way to explaining the enormous remittances to Nigeria from Ireland as previously reported - some 26,000 euros for every Nigerian, including children, registered in the state? These remittances are now to be raised as an issue with Minister Shatter by FF's Justice spokesperson Niall Collins.
Nigerians send nearly