Swede jailed on cannabis charge
A Swedish national who was befriended by a Moroccan while holidaying in Spain became a drugs courier to repay debts, a court in Cork was told yesterday. A detective told the court there was increasing use of older people as drugs couriers.
Sven Olaf Svenson, from Aagerton, Stockholm, pleaded guilty to importing £150,000 worth of cannabis resin in Cork Circuit Criminal Court.
He was jailed for five years by Judge A.G. Murphy.