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Former boxing champ accused of trying to supply drugs

Former boxing world champion Herbie Hide has been summonsed to court to answer a drugs charge.

It follows a sting operation by The Sun, during which Hide, from Bawburgh near Norwich, allegedly told undercover reporters he would fix a boxing match for one million pounds.

The paper also claimed he put them in touch with a drug dealer who offered them cocaine. A second man's been charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine.


Man stabbed at home of former boxer is named

Taffy Khan died after being stabbed Credit: AlbanPix Ltd

A man who was stabbed to death at the home of a former boxer, Herbie Hide, in Norfolk has been named locally.

Taffy Khan, who was 26 and lived in Norwich, was among 300 people at a party in Bawburgh on Saturday night. Former World Heavyweight Champion, Herbie Hide, wasn't in the house at the time although his family were.

Police are still interviewing witnesses.