Man due in court following £200k drugs haul linked to east Belfast UVF

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A man has been charged with a number of drug offences following the seizure of £200k worth of illegal drugs in south Belfast. 

The charges include possession of a class B controlled drug, possession with intent to supply and possessing criminal property. 

The 45 year old suspect is to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court today. 

A property in the Agincourt area was searched on Saturday afternoon as part of a probe into criminality linked to East Belfast UVF.

A van, sum of cash and a quantity of gold was also recovered by officers.

A PSNI spokesperson said: ''Detectives from the Paramilitary Crime Task Force have charged a 45 year old man with possession of a class B controlled drug, possession of a class B controlled drug with intent to supply, being concerned in an offer to supply a class B controlled drug and possessing criminal property.

''He is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates’ Court on Monday 19th April. As is normal procedure all charges are reviewed by the PPS.''

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