Sydney Barber Charged With Supplying Cocaine

A 26-year-old barber has faced court accused of supplying more than 50 grams of cocaine on the streets of North Sydney.

Mohamed Naji of Ramsgate was arrested at his barber shop on Thursday August 22 at 8.30am, following an operation carried out by the NSW Police Drug and Firearms squad targeting the supply of illicit drugs across Sydney.

Naji is accused of supplying cocaine in amounts of between eight grams and 14.5 grams on five separate occasions. It is alleged that he supplied these drugs on the streets of North Sydney between July and August of this year.

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The barber shop owner is facing a total of six charges that include supplying a prohibited drug on an ongoing basis, four counts of supply, an indictable quantity of a prohibited drug and possess a prohibited drug.

Police say they have no evidence that Naji was selling the drug through his barber shop.

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His high profile lawyer Michael Korn gave no indication in Manly Court on Thursday as to whether his client planned to fight the charges.

The matter was adjourned to November 7.