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Man caught with knife and stash of class A drugs jailed for six years – Norwich

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A man caught with a knife and a stash of class A drugs down his trousers in Norwich has been jailed for six years.

Kusal Hetiarachi, 20, was stopped at Norwich station in April last year following a tip-off from the local police force.

He was searched and found to be carrying a lock knife. 160 wraps of heroin were also found in his trousers.

During an interview, he admitted intending to transport the drugs from Yarmouth to his home in Greater London. 

A search of his house in Muybridge Road, Kingston, also found cannabis, sim cards, and empty drugs bags containing white powder.

Further investigation found the white powder to be cocaine.

Hetiarachi pleaded guilty to counts of possessing crack cocaine with intent to supply, possessing heroin with intent to supply, possessing cannabis, and possessing criminal property.

He was jailed for six years in a young offender’s institution at Kingston-Upon-Thames Crown Court on Thursday 17 October. 

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