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Dutchman gets in Britain eighteen years in prison for drug trafficking

A 27-year-old Dutchman is Tuesday in Britain to eighteen-year prison sentenced for his part in a failed drug smuggling.

The man was on a sailing yacht in which to 1,400 kilos of cocaine was hidden. The ship, the SY Nomad, was a few weeks ago departed from Suriname. Off the English coast was the yacht intercepted.

An Estonian crew received thirty years in prison and a Note that meevoer was sentenced to sixteen years in prison.

Two Britons, for whom the cargo was intended, disappear every 28 years behind bars. They were arrested when they went to the coast awaiting with a rubber dinghy, thermal cameras and gps equipment to sail to the drugs.

The British justice estimates the value of the drugs at nearly 45 million pounds (nearly 53 million). After cutting would be on the street 112 million pounds have been delivered, or 131 million euros.

The Dutchman was last Friday by a jury found guilty of drug trafficking, but got Tuesday was only his sentence, to hear.

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