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Birmingham Airport smugglers jailed for £5m heroin haul

Two men have been jailed for smuggling heroin into Birmingham with an estimated street value of £5m.

Tahir Mahmood, from the Black Country, was given a 16-year sentence and his accomplice Anwar Bashir, from Bradford, a 15-year term.

The pair were filmed at Birmingham airport waiting for a courier who had heroin hidden under his clothing.

BBC Midlands Today's Giles Latcham was in court, and afterwards spoke to Paul Risby from the National Crime Agency.

  • 03 Jul 2014
  • From the section England