Man charged with people smuggling

PUBLISHED: 11:09 07 June 2019

Folkestone Magistrates' Court. Picture: Google Maps

Folkestone Magistrates' Court. Picture: Google Maps

Google Maps

A man who was arrested in Barking on suspicion of smuggling four other men and a child across the English Channel has appeared in court.

You may also want to watch:

Samyar Bani has been charged with people smuggling for allegedly trying to bring five people to Kent on a small boat on Saturday, June 1.

The 35-year-old, who was arrested at an address in Tanner Street, appeared at Folkestone Magistrates' Court yesterday (Thursday) and was remanded in custody to appear at Canterbury Crown Court in July on a date yet to be fixed.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Barking and Dagenham Post. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Barking and Dagenham Post