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£40 million worth of heroin found in car

Two men, including one from Bedfordshire, have appeared in court after heroin with an estimated street value of 40 million pounds was found crammed into a Jaguar car.

Bedfordshire man in court after staggering £40 million Heroin discovery

£40 million worth of Heroin was found crammed into this Jaguar car. Credit: National Crime Agency

Two men, including one from Bedfordshire, have appeared in court after Heroin with an estimated street value of 40 million pounds was found crammed into a Jaguar car.

Noman Qureshi, aged 32, of Bradford, and Israr Khan, aged 34, of Luton appeared at Luton Magistrates' Court on Monday and were remanded in custody.

The Heroin was stored in several areas, including the car's spare wheel compartment. Credit: National Crime Agency

The Heroin, weighing nearly 200 kilos, was allegedly hidden in areas like the bumpers and spare wheel compartment of the car when it was found at Romford area in Essex on Friday evening.

The Heroin was stuffed in scores of separate packets. Credit: National Crime Agency

The two men were arrested in Luton the next morning. The investigation is ongoing.

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