Forty-three-year-old from Northampton arrested at St Pancras International accused of smuggling class A drugs

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A man from Northampton has been arrested by Border Force officers at St Pancras International rail station on suspicion of smuggling packages containing class A drugs.

Amos Suedi, 43, of North Oval, Northampton was stopped after he arrived on a train from Brussels on the evening of Sunday 20 July.

Following searches Border Force officers recovered around 80 small packages containing cocaine.

The estimated weight of the packages was around one kilo, tests are now being carried out to determine the purity and value of the drugs inside.

Suedi was later questioned by investigators from the National Crime Agency’s Border Policing Command and charged with attempting to import a class A drug.

He appeared before Uxbridge Magistrates on Tuesday 22 July and was remanded in custody until his next court appearance on 28 July.