£40million of heroin seized from car in Dagenham

�40million of heroin was seized

�40million of heroin was seized - Credit: Archant

A car with £40million worth of heroin crammed into almost every available space has been seized by police in Dagenham.

�40million of heroin was seized

�40million of heroin was seized - Credit: Archant

The 198kg stash was found in a Jaguar delivered to a business in the Church Elm Lane area. The Class A drugs, stored in more than 130 tightly-wrapped parcels, were found in the bumpers, wheel arches, dashboard, central console, spare wheel compartment, engine and rear seating.

Heroin was found in the Jaguar

Heroin was found in the Jaguar - Credit: Archant

Police responded in the early hours of Saturday morning and arrested two men 50 miles away in Luton.

�40million of heroin was seized

�40million of heroin was seized - Credit: Archant

The pair – Israr Khan, 34, of St Ethelbert Avenue, Luton, and Noman Qureshi, 32, of Bracken Hill Mews, Bradford – were charged with conspiracy to supply heroin and appeared before Luton Magistrates Court on Monday.

They remain in custody and will appear in front of Luton Crown Court on December 24. The investigation remains ongoing.


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