Trafficker in cocaine set to be sentenced

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A DRUG trafficker who was freed early from prison was caught organising deliveries of high purity cocaine in an undercover police operation, a court heard.

Adnan Ul-Haq became the main target for a police operation aimed against dealers in Class A drugs in West Lothian which intercepted drugs worth more than £200,000 on the streets.

Ul-Haq, 31, of Fulmar Brae, Livingston, was jailed for four and a half years in 2007 for a cocaine offence but was freed in the summer of 2009.

While out from prison on licence, Ul-Haq, who worked in the family Costcutter store, in Blackburn, West Lothian, returned to the illegal cocaine trade last year. He will be sentenced next month.

Police recovered two consignments worth more than £140,000 being delivered by couriers linked to Ul-Haq.