Brampton man pleads guilty in $120 million dollar cocaine import ring

A 47 year old Brampton man has pleaded guilty to cocaine smuggling charges in a Buffalo court.

Harinder Dhaliwal admitted to being part of a conspiracy that smuggled more than $120 million dollars worth of cocaine from the U-S into Canada via several of our international bridges between 2006 and 2011.

Over the course of the investigation, federal officials seized a total of 230 kilos of cocaine, some of it was discovered during a seizure at the Queenston Lewiston Bridge.

Dhaliwal is facing a sentence of life in prison plus a $10 million fine.

According to police, Dhaliwal and his co conspirators used tractor-trailers with false compartments in the floor to smuggle the drugs.

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