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Acquittal at Southwark Crown Court

11.04.2018

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R v G and Others

Today, our client was acquitted of conspiracy to import 70kgs of Class A drugs with an estimated street value of £7million. This was a highly sophisticated smuggling case which involved the use of a helicopter which made numerous trips travelling from the continent and landing at 5-star hotels in Kent and the surrounding area. The case involved the use of secret compartments to evade detection both in the helicopter and other vehicles. In a hard-fought trial and after five weeks of evidence the jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty against our client. We instructed Peter Corrigan and Sarah Day of Carmelite Chambers