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UK News Two in court after heroin worth £3m seized

00:20  20 october  2019
00:20  20 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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TWO men have appeared in court after police found £ 3 million of heroin at a property and £ 100,000 in cash under the false floor of a van. Yusuf Kara, 30, and Fayyaz Ashraf, 36, were arrested on Saturday in connection with the distribution of heroin in the Yorkshire and the Humber region.

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a bag of luggage stacked on top of a suitcase: £3m worth of heroin that was seized by police at an address in Bradford, West Yorkshire (National Crime Agency/PA) © Provided by The Press Association £3m worth of heroin that was seized by police at an address in Bradford, West Yorkshire (National Crime Agency/PA)

Two men have appeared in court charged in connection with an alleged drugs operation, after investigators seized heroin worth an estimated £3 million along with around £100,000 in cash.

National Crime Agency (NCA) investigators, backed by West Yorkshire Police, arrested Yusuf Kara, 30, of Lidget Green, Bradford, and Fayyaz Ashraf, 36, of no fixed address but formerly of Bradford, on Thursday in connection with the distribution of heroin in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

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Two men have appeared in court charged in connection with an alleged drugs operation after investigators seized heroin worth an estimated £ 3 million NCA operations manager Brent Lyon said: 'The seizure of this significant amount of heroin is a big step towards protecting the public from the

Gardai in Dublin last night seized heroin with an estimated street value of £ 2 million. A substantial amount of cash was also recovered during the raid. Four people were arrested around 10.30 p.m. yesterday in Glasnevin on the north side of the city. Two of those detained were Irish nationals, while

Kara and Ashraf appeared at Leeds Crown Court on Saturday, charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs and money laundering.

They were remanded to next appear at Leeds Crown Court on November 18.

a close up of a wooden floor: Heroin seized by police at an address in Bradford (National Crime Agency/PA) © Provided by The Press Association Heroin seized by police at an address in Bradford (National Crime Agency/PA)

The NCA said Ashraf was arrested after officers who stopped him as he drove his van in Bolton found approximately £100,000 in cash hidden under a false floor in the vehicle.

Kara was later arrested on Shearbridge Road, Bradford. Officers then searched his house and found 56 packages, each containing 1kg of heroin, with a street value of between £2.5 and £3 million, hidden in bags and a suitcase, according to the NCA.

NCA operations manager Brent Lyon said: “The seizure of this significant amount of heroin is a big step towards protecting the public from the damage and devastation drugs cause.”

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GARDAÍ ARE questioning two men following the seizure of heroin with an estimated street value of almost €1 million. A small amount of cocaine was also seized and gardaí confiscated a number of vehicles during the investigation in north Dublin. The planned search operation began in Santry, north

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