Liquid cocaine worth £8m found hidden in carrot tins

Liquid cocaine thought to be worth around £8 million has been found hidden in carrot juice tins at Gatwick Airport.

The drug was found hidden in tins marked as carrot juice Credit: Press Association

The UK Border Agency says the tins, with 80kg of liquid cocaine inside, arrived at the airport from Jamaica last week.

Two people were charged with conspiracy to import drugs and three released on bail after the cocaine was traced to an address in Beckenham in south London.