Albanian drug gang who provided City workers with cocaine jailed for 33 years

Twelve members of a drug gang that supplied cocaine to bankers in central London have been given lengthy prison sentences.

Two ring-leaders Bledar Ponari, 28, and Fjoralb Fera, 21, ruled over eight couriers and two call handlers as they pedalled drugs across the capital’s Square Mile.

The ring was smashed when a courier was pulled over on a routine check and he was found to have cocaine.

That led to the discovery of a further 1.2kg of cocaine, worth around £144,000, and...
source: Metro

2019-07-16 08:50
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