Man arrested after £1m of ecstasy seized in raid

Ecstasy worth £1 million has been seized in a police raid in Aberdeen.

The National Crime Agency and Police Scotland discovered 45kg of MDMA and arrested a 22-year-old man in the Rosemount area of the city on Friday.

Detectives said it was an “intelligence-led operation” and inquiries are continuing.

The man is due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Monday.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Officers from Police Scotland and the National Crime Agency have arrested one man, aged 22, in the Rosemount area of Aberdeen as a result of his alleged involvement in the illegal importation and being concerned in the supplying of Class A controlled drugs.

“As a result of the investigation and enforcement action, over 45 kilograms of MDMA (ecstasy) with an estimated street value of over £1,000,000, has been recovered.”