Anees sentenced for
drugs supply offence
in High Wycombe

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LONDON: Following a Thames Valley Police investigation, a man from High Wycombe has been jailed for a drugs supply offence. Anees Basharat, aged 20, of Ogilvie Road was sentenced to three years and two months at Aylesbury Crown Court on Tuesday 8th February.

Anees Basharat

He pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to supply a controlled class A drug – heroin, Thames valley police. At around 6pm on 30 July last year, officers conducted a stop and search on Basharat after witnessing a drug deal in Ogilvie Road, High Wycombe.

Basharat was subsequently arrested and a warrant was conducted at his home address, where 89 wraps of heroin were located, ready to be sold.

Investigating officer, PC Usman Shafique, based at High Wycombe police station, said: “I hope this conviction sends yet another clear message and reminder that if you are involved in the supply of drugs, which has a detrimental impact on our society, the Stronghold team will work tirelessly to locate, arrest and put you before the courts.

“Tackling county lines dealing continues to need the support of the public, and we would urge anybody who has information about drug dealing to please report it to the police.

“You can do so online or by calling 101, or for 100% anonymity, via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”