A United Kingdom court has convicted a Birmingham drugs gang for trying to smuggle heroin with Euro 10 million (Rs 73.66 crore approx) from Pakistan. The gang had hidden the drugs inside industrial machinery shipped from Lahore, but were arrested following an investigation by National Crime Agency (NCA).The quantum will be announced by Birmingham Crown Court next Friday.Ameran Zeb Khan, 38, Mohammed Ali 36, and Sajid Hussain 32 had organised two container shipments from Lahore to be transported to London via Karachi in February and July last year. British Border Force officers searched the July, they found 165 kg of powdered heroin after cutting open the lathes. After seizing the heroin, the NCA and BF officers reassembled to the machine and sent it to the said address.Omar Isa, 36 and Imran Arif, 35, took delivery of the lathes, unaware NCA officers were filming them and recording their conversations. Other key members in group were Rajesh Patel, 52, who used his business to provide paperwork for the shipment and Mohammed Ashraf Khan, 49, who handled logistics.
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