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A second person has been charged after 13 kilos of cocaine were seized by the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate after it was found hidden inside a gas canister in Queenborough

Officers reported finding the class A substance after they stopped a van travelling in the Thomsett Way area at around 7.50pm on 15 September 2020.


On 24 September, as part of enquiries, officers charged Vilmantus Jocius, 33, of Kesteven Way, Northamptonshire, with one count of being concerned in the supply of cocaine.


He was also charged with one count of possession with intent to supply cocaine and also driving while disqualified.


Mr Jocius appeared before Medway Magistrates’ Court on 25 September where he was remanded in custody. He will appear before Maidstone Crown Court on a date to be set.


As part of the investigation Mosin Quadir, 26, of Durham Terrace, Bradford, was charged on 17 September with possession with intent to supply cocaine and acquiring criminal property.


He appeared at Medway Magistrates’ Court on 18 September and has been remanded in custody to appear at Maidstone Crown Court on 16 October.