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Investigation after £50m cocaine seizure at Farnborough: Two brothers from Poole, Martin James Neil, aged 48, and Stephen John Neil, aged 53, both of Bournemouth Road, are among five men charged with importing cocaine.

They will be appearing at Uxbridge Magistrates Court this morning along with Italian national Alessandro Iembo, aged 28, of Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, and Spanish nationals Victor Franco-Lorenzo, aged 40, and Jose Ramon Miguelez-Botas, aged 55.

Five men are being questioned by National Crime Agency investigators following the seizure of approximately half a tonne of cocaine from a private jet at Farnborough Airport.

The drugs were discovered in suitcases by Border Force officers who carried out checks on an incoming flight from Bogota, Colombia. The aircraft had been chartered from a private company.

Five passengers on board the flight, two British men, two Spanish men and an Italian were arrested on suspicion of importing class A drugs.

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Investigation after £50m cocaine seizure at Farnborough: Two brothers from Poole, Martin James Neil, aged 48, and Stephen John Neil, aged 53, both of Bournemouth Road, are among five men charged with importing cocaine.They will be appearing at Uxbridge Magistrates Court this morning along with Italian national Alessandro Iembo, aged 28, of Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, and Spanish nationals Victor Franco-Lorenzo, aged 40, and Jose Ramon Miguelez-Botas, aged 55Five men are being questioned by National Crime Agency investigators following the seizure of approximately half a tonne of cocaine from a private jet at Farnborough Airport. The drugs were discovered in suitcases by Border Force officers who carried out checks on an incoming flight from Bogota, Colombia. The aircraft had been chartered from a private company. Five passengers on board the flight, two British men, two Spanish men and an Italian were arrested on suspicion of importing class A drugs.