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‘Arrogant’ crack and heroin seller jailed after advertising drug business on T-shirt

Crime of fashion: The top advertising Hussain’s drugs delivery service PICTURES: SWNS

A COUNTY lines dealer has been caught after he ‘brazenly’ advertised his dial-a-drug business on his own T-shirt.

Wajid Hussain wore a top bearing the words ‘Naz & Scooby — 4 for £25’ alongside his telephone number.

But the 27-year-old, who sold heroin and crack cocaine for the ‘Scooby’ network, was busted when an undercover cop saw his shirt and rang to arrange a ‘deal’. Hussain was jailed for six years after admitting dealing class A drugs.

‘Brazen’: Drug dealer Wajid Hussain

Bradford crown court heard the father-of-three paid drivers to deliver his wares from April to July last year.

Undercover officers in the Operation Errantdance investigation first rang his number to buy a £7 wrap of heroin.

In two more meetings, Hussain was driven by 59-year-old Kevin Hodgson, and offered police ‘three for £20’ and ‘ten for £60’ deals. Hodgson did not initially realise he was delivering drugs and was ‘relieved’ to be arrested, said Shufqat Khan, defending him.

‘Arrest a relief’: Driver Kevin Hodgson

The number on Hussain’s shirt was registered to him, said Judge Jonathan Durham Hall QC, adding: ‘It is typical of the brazen arrogance of those who think they are big men in society.’

Hussain, of Bradford, West Yorkshire, pleaded guilty to five counts of supplying Class A drugs.

Hodgson, also of Bradford, admitted two counts and was jailed for two years and two months.