UK Police raids target gang importing cannabis from US to UK

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The force said eight people, aged between 18 and 52, were held on suspicion of importing cannabis. Eight people have been arrested in an operation targeting a gang suspected of importing high strength cannabis into the UK from the US, police have said. A GMP representative said police and partners from Border Force had intercepted more than 220lb (100kg) of cannabis which was suspected to be connected to the gang. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said officers executed 16 warrants in Manchester, Cheshire, West Yorkshire and Lancashire earlier. A BMW M4 car and £500,000 in cash was also seized in the raids.

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Eight people have been arrested in an operation targeting a gang suspected of importing high strength cannabis into the UK from the US, police have said.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said officers executed 16 warrants in Manchester, Cheshire, West Yorkshire and Lancashire earlier.

The force said eight people, aged between 18 and 52, were held on suspicion of importing cannabis.

A BMW M4 car and £500,000 in cash was also seized in the raids.

A GMP representative said police and partners from Border Force had intercepted more than 220lb (100kg) of cannabis which was suspected to be connected to the gang.

They said it was...

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