Customs net huge heroin haul

CUSTOMS officers have seized a £2.5million heroin haul in Felixstowe.The 30kg consignment was packed into car exhaust pipes shipped to Felixstowe from Karachi, Pakistan.

CUSTOMS officers have seized a £2.5million heroin haul in Felixstowe.

The 30kg consignment was packed into car exhaust pipes shipped to Felixstowe from Karachi, Pakistan.

British customs teams are working with the Pakistani authorities and Karachi Police in a bid to track the origins of the drug shipment.

The consignment arrived with a forwarding address to derelict commercial premises in Stratford, East London.

Investigations are ongoing under the codename Operation Kava.