‘Basil’ had the keys to Hatton Garden

The Hatton Garden suspect known as ‘Basil’ used a set of keys to enter the safety deposit box centre through the front door, a court heard. Michael Seed, 58, allegedly deactivated the alarm at the premises in the heart of London’s diamond district during the Easter bank holiday raid in 2015. Seed is also accused of involvement in a ‘strikingly similar’ £1m burglary at Chatila jewellers in Mayfair during the August Bank Holiday weekend of 2010. Bespectacled Seed was spotted…

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