Prison sentences and deportations
In the Court of Aarhus, the men received sentences ranging from one and a half years to eight years in prison, depending on their roles.
• Two men aged 27 and 24 were assessed as having been masterminds of the network and were sentenced to eight and six years’ unconditional imprisonment respectively.
• Four other men, aged 24, 25, 26 and 27, sold, handled and packed the cocaine and received a total of 18½ years in prison. The 25-year-old, who is an Iranian national, was given a deportation warning.
• A 40-year-old man who arranged the import and supply of the drugs was sentenced to seven years in prison, and the same sentence was given to a 49-year-old man charged with storing and supplying the cocaine. Both men are Dutch citizens and they were expelled from Denmark for good.
• A 28-year-old man was convicted of buying at least a kilo of cocaine to sell it on – which cost him four years in prison.
• A 44-year-old who pressed and processed the cocaine in his workshop was sentenced to two and a half years in prison.