pounds 7.5m heroin found in van
Monday 23 February 1998
A shipment of 40kg of heroin, worth pounds 7.5m, was recovered in a van which tried to smash through a cordon at at Thurrock Services on the M25, Essex. Customs officials and armed police were waiting as two men arrived for a rendezvous with a Hungarian-registered truck. Two Turkish men today appear in court charged with importation; another Turk and three Hungarians are being questioned.
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