Trio charged over £10m cocaine haul

Three people have been charged after more than £10 million worth of cocaine was recovered by police, sources said.

The drugs, totalling approximately 200kg (440lbs), were found in London after being smuggled into the UK from South America.

Gilmar Gil Solano, 24, from Deptford, Paula Sanchez, 32, of Muswell Hill and Martha Santiago, 35, of Woolwich, were charged yesterday with conspiracy to import Class A drugs.

They will appear at Thames Magistrates' Court tomorrow.