Trial date set for Ipswich pair charged with drugs offences

Ipswich Crown Court. Picture: ARCHANT

Ipswich Crown Court. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: ARCHANT

The trial of a man and a teenage boy accused of drug offences following a raid on a property in Ipswich is expected to take place in November.

Officers carried out a drugs warrant on the home in Nansen Road, on the Nacton housing estate, on Friday morning, where they made two arrests.

A 25-year-old man and 17-year-old boy were both arrested and taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

Abbas Uddin, 25, of Nansen Road, Ipswich was charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs between September 15 last year and June 29, 2018.

The 17-year-old from Ipswich was also charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs between 15 September 2017 and June 29, 2018.

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They both appeared before Suffolk Magistrates’ Court on Saturday morning where they were remanded for a further hearing at Ipswich Crown Court today.

Judge Martyn Levett further remanded both defendants in custody and adjourned the case for a plea and trial preparation hearing on August 20.

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Their five day trial is expected to get underway on November 6.

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