Drug smugglers get 24 years

Two men who masterminded the importation of pounds 58m worth of the rave drug Ecstasy were each jailed for 24 years.

Ronald Johnson, 52, and Ronald Main, 44, both of Storrington, West Sussex, were estimated to have made pounds 6m profit by smuggling the drug from the Netherlands, Maidstone Crown Court was told. They were also ordered to surrender pounds 300,000 each or serve another five years. Two accomplices were sentenced to 12 and 14 years.