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English customs reveal Dutch lorry driver’s hidden depths

04 June 2021 by timdawsn

Reporting for Dutch tv station Omroep Flevoland, I chronicled lorry driver Jelle Post’s, successful bid to explain away the £25 million worth of cocaine and ketamine that found amongst his cargo in July 2020. In Dutch law, the surname of a criminal suspect who is on trail is not used in the media. The convention is to use simply their last initial, as I do in these reports.

Photo: the bags of drugs recovered from the cargo of flowers that Jelle Post was transporting. Photo: UK Border Force

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