03/11/2017

Man Charged With Drug And Immigration Offences

A man is to appear in court charged with drug and immigration offences.

The suspect was arrested following a joint operation between the PSNI and the Home Office.

He is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court on Friday, 03 November.

The charges include possession of a Class B drug, intent to supply, possession of criminal property and failing to leave the UK.
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The charges will be review by the Public Prosecution Service (PPS).

Detective Inspector David Henderson of the Organised Crime Branch said: "This demonstrates our ongoing commitment to tackling the scourge of drugs in our society.

"We would encourage anyone with information which may assist police in combating the sale and distribution of illegal drugs to contact police on 101."

(CD)

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