Human traffickers get 78 years

Four people smugglers who killed 39 Vietnamese migrants on a trafficking route that made the mastermind up to £1 million a month have jailed for a total of 78 years. Drivers Eamonn Harrison, 23, and Maurice Robinson, 26, together with Romanian fixer Gheorghe Nica, 43, were paid by Ronan Hughes, 40, to ferry non-EU citizens into the UK. The run from Zeebrugge in Belgium to Purfleet in Essex was so well established that Hughes could charge his human cargo £14,000…

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