Acourt drug sen­tence

Manchester Evening News - - NATIONAL -

A MAN who was sus­pected in the racist mur­der of Stephen Lawrence has been jailed for nine years for head­ing a £3 mil­lion drugs plot.

Jamie Acourt, 42, from Eltham, south-east Lon­don, pleaded guilty at Kingston Crown Court to be­ing a king­pin in the con­spir­acy to sell cannabis.

His 43-year-old brother Neil has al­ready been jailed for more than six years over the scheme which moved about 750kg of the drug with an es­ti­mated street value of around £3 mil­lion.

Jamie Acourt

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