Three people have been arrested which includes a Heathrow Airport security worker accused of trying to smuggle cocaine worth £2 million into the UK.
Junaed Ghani Dar, 41, from Slough, was arrested at the airport’s Terminal 2 on Saturday 14 December along with Michael Williams, 34, and Jessica Waldron, 33, who are both from Dudley in the West Midlands.
The trio were charged with attempting to import class A drugs and appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on Monday 16 December, the National Crime Agency said.
They are to appear at Isleworth Crown Court on January 16.
NCA branch commander Steve McIntyre said: “Class A drugs fuel violence and exploitation in our communities. Stopping them reaching the streets is a top priority.
“This was a sizeable seizure, likely worth in excess of £2 million at UK prices once cut and distributed.”