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Seven charged with drug offences

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

SEVEN people have been charged as part of a major investigation into the supply of Class A drugs.

 

Operation Pergola was launched last year after police received information that drugs were being dealt in Burnley.

 

Following a significant police investigation seven people were arrested at addresses in Burnley, Nelson and Brierfield yesterday (Tuesday, February 1st) and they have now been charged.

 

Cash, drugs and mobile phones have also been seized.

 

Insp Martin Melvin, of Burnley CID, said: “We are committed to tackling and disrupting drug-dealing activity and protecting vulnerable members of society. I would encourage anyone concerned about criminal activity in their area to contact the police, knowing that we will act on that information and take the appropriate action.”

 

Those charged are:

  • Hassan Raza, 20, of no fixed abode Charged conspiring to supply heroin and crack cocaine. Conspiracy to commit arson.

  • Tayyib Haider, 20, of Quakers Rise, Brierfield Charged conspiring to supply heroin , cocaine and crack cocaine.

  • Zane Sarrionandia, 18, of Charles Street, Nelson Charged conspiring to supply heroin , cocaine and crack cocaine.

  • Moynul Islam, 23, of March Street, Burnley Charged conspiring to supply heroin , cocaine and crack cocaine. Conspiracy to commit arson.

  • Shahria Islam, 19, of Devonshire Road, Burnley Charged conspiring to supply heroin , cocaine and crack cocaine.

  • Tanvier Khalique, 19, of Belford Street, Burnley Charged conspiring to supply heroin , cocaine and crack cocaine.

  • A 17-year-old youth from Burnley Charged conspiring to supply heroin , cocaine and crack cocaine.

 

They were all due to appear before Blackburn Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday, February 2nd)

 

 Anyone with concerns about drug-dealing or any other criminal activity in their area can call police on 101 or 999 in an emergency. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted, in confidence, on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers.org

 


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