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Man jailed for five years after being found in possession of two kilos of cocaine

News   •   Oct 06, 2017 16:50 BST

[Image: Kledian Semaj]

A man who was detained by police from the Met's Organised Crime Command in possession of two kilos of cocaine has been jailed for five years.

Harrow Crown Court heard how Kledian Semaj, 30(13.12.86) of no fixed address was seen by officers taking part in a drug deal.

On Friday, 6 October at Harrow Crown Court Semaj was sentenced to seven years' imprisonment for possession of drugs with intent to supply and four months for possession of false documents.

His sentence for possession of drugs with intent to supply was reduced to four years and eight months due to his guilty plea so he will serve a total of five years.

The court heard how on Wednesday, 26 June Semaj was seen making an exchange with a person in his vehicle, a silver BMW, in Brentmead Gardens, NW10. Semaj then drove off and the vehicle was subsequently stopped by police. When asked if there was anything in the vehicle Semaj openly stated there were drugs in the car. He also had in his possession fraudulent identity documents.

In total two kilos of cocaine were recovered and when tested each was found to contain 1kg of Cocaine Hydrochloride of 86 % and 92% purity respectively. This was estimated to have a potential street value of £200,000.

Semaj was charged with possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply and possession of false documents and pleaded guilty at Harrow Crown Court on Friday, 29 September.

DC Paul Fuller from the Met's Organised Crime Command, said: "The sentence reflects the level of criminality involved and should be seen as a deterrent for others who think they can supply drugs without consequences. A huge amount of cocaine is now off the streets where it cannot damage local communities.”