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Border Force officers are investigating after they seized 40 kilos of cocaine from a cargo ship at Dover on Tuesday, 6 August. The drugs have a potential value running into millions of pounds.
Officers from Border Force’s national deep rummage team found the drugs in one of the offices on board when they searched the MV Santa Lucia carrying bananas from Willemstad, Curacao.
There were no arrests and the ship was allowed to continue its journey. Enquiries by Border Force investigators are continuing.