Ringleader in conspiracy to supply opium sentenced to 20 years imprisonment.
R v Afrisib and 5 others. Kingston Crown Court. May-June 2016.
Paul Douglass, acting as a junior alone, prosecuted a conspiracy to supply opium on a commercial scale throughout the UK. After a 5-week trial, all defendants were convicted save one regarding whom the jury failed to reach a verdict. The principal defendant received a sentence of 20 years imprisonment.