Two more jailed over cruise ship drug smuggling plot
Two more eastern Europeans have been jailed for their part in trying to smuggle 35kg (5.5 stone) of cocaine into the UK on board a cruise ship.
The women - from Bulgaria and Lithuania - were each jailed for 10-and-a-half years at Canterbury Crown Court.
On Friday, six other eastern Europeans were jailed for a total of 87 years.
The group posed as passengers on the MSC Orchestra which arrived in Dover last May en route to Amsterdam from Brazil.
UK Border Agency officers found a number of "bodysuits" designed to be worn under outer clothing with packets of drugs stitched into them.
The drugs seized had an estimated street value of £1.4m.
Seven pleaded guilty and an eighth was convicted after a trial at Canterbury Crown Court.
Two Bulgarian men, two Bulgarian women, three Lithuanian men and one Lithuanian woman were charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.