• Short Summary

    BRITISH CUSTOMS OFFICERS ON TUESDAY (23 MARCH) FOUND GBP500,000 WORTH OF CANNABIS IN A LORRY THAT HAD BEEN DRIVEN FROM AFGHANISTAN.

  • Description

    1.
    GV INTERNED LORRY
    0.03

    2.
    MV & SV CUSTOMS & EXCISE MEN RIPPING OPEN FLOORBOARDS (3 SHOTS)
    0.18

    3.
    SV TIN TRUNKS BEING TAKEN OFF LORRY (2 SHOTS)
    0.27

    4.
    SV DETECTIVE TESTING FOR FINGER PRINTS
    0.34

    5.
    SV CANNABIS WRAPPED IN AFGHANISTAN NEWSPAPER TAKEN OUT OF METAL SLABS ( 2 SHOTS )
    0.45



    Initials SGM/0056 SGM/0106



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BRITISH CUSTOMS OFFICERS ON TUESDAY (23 MARCH) FOUND GBP500,000 WORTH OF CANNABIS IN A LORRY THAT HAD BEEN DRIVEN FROM AFGHANISTAN. POLICE BELIEVE THIS TO BE ONE OF THE BIGGEST HAULS OF CANNABIS SMUGGLED INTO BRITAIN. THE CANNABIS, WEIGHING MORE THAN HALF A TON, WAS FOUND HIDDEN IN STAINLESS STEEL TRAYS BENEATH THE FLOOR OF THE LORRY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6HV15XT3ELRKOWP9RZQ6JLWCZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6HV15XT3ELRKOWP9RZQ6JLWCZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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