Sheerness port, Kent

UK: Cocaine worth £90 mln found in banana consignment from Costa Rica

At a Kent port, a shipment of cocaine with a street value of £90m has been found in a banana shipment from Costa Rica. Six men were arrested after 100 officers swooped at Sheerness port in the early hours of Monday. According to the National Crime Agency (NCA), a seventh man was arrested in Hertfordshire. The 1.2 tons of cocaine seized at the port, coming in from Costa Rica.

Image: National Crime Agency 

All seven men have been charged with conspiring to import class A drugs, and are due to appear at Medway Magistrates' Court later.


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