FOUR people who were involved in supplying class A drugs in Bucks have been sentenced after one of them was spotted placing a package of cocaine in a car in Chesham.

Soban Ghauri, 30, of Bookerhill Road, High Wycombe, Haseeb Hussain, 23, of Dellfield, Chesham, Sam Linsley, 23, of Thorneycroft Close, Walton on Thames, and 21-year-old Stephanie Duff, of Alfreds Court, Farnborough, have all been punished by the courts this week for their involvement in supplying cocaine.

On April 27 last year at 2.45pm in the afternoon, Hussain was in possession of a quantity of cocaine and he delivered it to Duff by placing it in her vehicle in East Street, Chesham.

After both Hussain and Duff were arrested, phone evidence showed that Ghauri and Linsley were both involved in the supplying of class A drugs as well.

All four were charged on February 18 this year.

At Aylesbury Crown Court on Monday, December 9, Ghauri, Hussain and Linsley all admitted a charge each of conspiracy to supply class A drugs, namely cocaine, while Duff pleaded guilty to money laundering.

Ghauri was jailed for eight years and one month, Hussain for four years, Linsley for seven years and two months, while Duff was given a community order and must complete 60 hours of unpaid work.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Alex Hillan, of Loddon Valley police station, said: “Drug dealing causes untold harm to the most vulnerable people in our communities, and dealers fund their lifestyle at the detriment of other people’s physical and mental health.

“Thames Valley Police, through our Stronghold campaign, will always pursue those who seek to profit from drugs. We will carry out investigations and always look to bring offenders to justice.

“Anyone who has information regarding drugs in the Thames Valley would always be encouraged to make a report to police by calling 101.

“Reports can also be made by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”