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Border guards foil escape bid as drugs baron tries to flee the country in THIS X-ray picture of a Hungarian lorry bound for the Continent 

  • Tahir Mahmood tried to escape UK by hiding in the cab of Hungarian HGV
  • Border control staff found him huddled up in the lorry's cab at Folkestone

Border guards found a drugs baron trying to flee the country in a Hungarian lorry by using X-ray equipment at the Channel Tunnel. Tahir Mahmood, 30, went on the run after becoming spooked when the co-conspirators in his illegal enterprise were arrested. He was jailed for eight years for his role in a drugs ring that harboured almost a million pounds worth of heroin, operating throughout England and Scotland.

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Jailed: Drug dealer Tahir Mahmood was found by border control officers using X-ray equipment

Mahmood was discovered by the border control team at the Channel Tunnel in Folkestone, Kent, in October, after evading police for a month.His fellow drug dealers Ajmal Aziz, 34, of Halifax and Alan Gee, 28, of Middlesborough, were also jailed for 10-and-a-half and eight years respectively at Leeds Crown Court.

3306e9f500000578-3532724-image-m-9_1460305629184Caught: This is the X-ray image showing Mahmood hiding in the cab of the HGV while attempting to flee the UK
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