See our Ilford Station drug dealing case timeline as nine men await sentencing today

Costa Coffee, Cranbrook Road.

Costa Coffee, Cranbrook Road. - Credit: Archant

Nine men who helped play a part in turning Ilford station into an open market for drug dealing last year will be sentenced at Blackfrairs Crown Court this morning.

Abdul Boota, 18, of Fairlop Road, Leytonstone, and Klevis Locaj, 20, of no fixed address, were found guilty of conspiracy to supply Class A and B drugs, namely heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis on March 1 after a three week trial.

Today they join seven other drug dealers, all of whom pleaded guilty before trial, in learning their fate.

For the judge’s sentence, visit later today, but until then, take a look at the story so far using our timeline above.