Northern Ireland

Brazilian man in Belfast court after £200k airport cocaine find

Cocaine

A Brazilian national has appeared in court in Belfast after cocaine with an estimated value of £200,000 was seized at Belfast City Airport.

Valdire Medeiros da Silva, 47, with an address at Deramore Drive in Portadown, County Armagh, has been remanded in custody.

He appeared before Belfast Magistrates' on Wednesday morning.

Border force officers found the drugs inside a suitcase on Sunday.