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Man (51) charged over £200,000 cannabis seizure

A 51-year-old man has been charged over a cannabis seizure in Spain

A 51-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with a string of drug crimes following a £200,000 cannabis seizure in Spain.

The man was arrested at a house on Donegall Road in south Belfast on Thursday.

He was later charged with crimes including conspiracy to supply a class B controlled drug, attempting to import a controlled drug, illegal entry to the United Kingdom and transferring criminal property.

The man is to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court on Friday morning.

The arrest came after cannabis worth £200,000 was seized by Spanish authorities working with the PSNI and National Crime Agency.

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