pounds 7m cocaine haul from yacht

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TWO people were remanded in custody at the weekend following the seizure of cocaine worth pounds 7m from a yacht.

Customs officers discovered about 80kg of the drug on the 27ft boat Eos, when she arrived at the port of Sandwich in Kent.

Dover magistrates yesterday remanded Richard Boone, 63, and Jane Ide, 37, of Bognor Regis, West Sussex, in custody yesterday on drugs trafficking charges.

The drug seizure came after a yacht and a Vauxhall Vectra car were searched in Sandwich on Thursday night.