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Eight charged in drugs swoop

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A 49-year-old man from Milton Keynes has been arrested, along with 12 other people, as part of a drug supply investigation, as reported by Buckinghamshire Live.

Mohammed Ali, of Chervil, Beanhill, Milton Keynes, was arrested in connection with a series of warrants from across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, and Wiltshire.

A total of 12 people were arrested – eight of which were charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

The police executed the warrants on Wednesday, May 26, seizing 3kg of class A drugs, approximately £60,000 in cash, and a stun gun.

Five people have been released on conditional police bail.

A 70-year-old woman from Oxford, a 41-year-old woman from Oxford, and a 31-year-old woman from Witney were all arrested on suspicion of money laundering but were released on conditional bail.

Two men from Oxford, aged 20 and 28, were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs. They have also been released on conditional bail.

All seven people charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs, including Mr. Ali, will appear before Oxford Magistrates Court on Thursday, May 27.

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