Jail ahoy for people smuggler

Farningham

A people smuggler who sailed scores of Albanian migrants into the UK aboard small boats is facing jail. The National Crime Agency (NCA) launched an investigation after an abandoned rigid-hulled inflatable boat containing life jackets was found on Dymchurch beach in Kent in May 2016. Another small boat carrying 18 Albanians was rescued from the Channel after it broke down and started taking on water just over a fortnight later. George Powell, 41, of Hilltop Farm, Farningham, Kent, appeared at…

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