Dover port Cocaine haul worth £2.4m seized

Cocaine worth an estimated £2.4m has been seized from a van entering the UK at Dover.

Border Force officers at the port discovered about 12kg (26.4lb) of the class A drug in the bodywork of the British-registered vehicle.

The force said a 46-year-old man from Immingham, Lincolnshire, had been bailed while inquiries continue.

The driver's details have also been passed to the National Crime Agency, a spokeswoman said.

The vehicle was stopped during checks at the port in the early hours of Saturday.

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