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Bum wrap lands Grays drug dealer in court

A MAN has admitted concealing 86 wraps of crack cocaine and heroin in his bottom.

Schadrack Lukusa, 23, of no fixed abode was stopped in his vehicle near Grays town centre by officers from the Op Raptor West team on Wednesday January 25 this year.

The car, a black Renault Megane, was searched by officers and Lukusa was taken to Grays police station. He was subject to a strip search where officers found he was concealing 86 wraps of crack cocaine and heroin in his bottom.

Lukusa was charged and appeared at Basildon Magistrates’ Court on Friday January 27 where he admitted a charge of possessing a Class A drug with intent to supply.

He was remanded in custody and will appear at Basildon Crown Court in February for sentence.

Operation Raptor teams have been created in the North, South and West Local Policing Areas to detect and disrupt gangs who travel to Essex to deal drugs and cause violence.

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