Three women from Cardiff have been jailed after they were caught smuggling around £300,000 of cocaine into the UK from Africa, a court has heard. The drugs were discovered in their suitcases after they were stopped by customs officers at Gatwick Airport.
Rebecca Thomas, 25, was jailed for ten years, Delisha Georges, 20, was given four years and her sister Narzel Georges, 23, five years. The three pleaded guilty to smuggling the drugs at Croydon Crown Court.
Prosecuting, Alexander Mills said the trio, all of whom live in the Grangetown area of Cardiff, arrived back in the UK on September 7 after ten days in Freetown, Sierra Leone. They were stopped in the