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DRUGS: Man charged after three kilos of cocaine and bundles of cash found

SEIZURE: Cash allegedly found on Shkrela last night (NCA)

A MAN has been charged after being allegedly found in possession of three kilos of cocaine, £200,000 cash and a false identity document.

Amir Shkrela, 27, of Walthamstow, east London, was arrested last night by officers from the Organised Crime Partnership – a joint National Crime Agency (NCA) and Metropolitan Police team.

STASH: Cocaine allegedly found on Amir Shkrela (NCA)

He was charged with drug supply offences, money laundering and possession of a false identity document and remanded in custody.

He will appear at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Detective Chief Inspector Tony O’Sullivan of the Organised Crime Partnership said: “This is another great example of the NCA and Met working side by side to keep the public safe and to fight the supply of illegal drugs onto London’s streets.”

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