Dark Web Pages

A student enrolled at the University of Chester has been imprisoned for purchasing and reselling drugs obtained from the darknet.

Gayan Aponsu, 22, a student at the University of Chester, was sentenced at Chester Crown Court after admitting to two charges of importing class A and class B drugs, three charges of supplying class A drugs, and three charges of possessing class A drugs with intent to supply.

Reports indicate that Aponsu acknowledged buying various drugs from a darkweb vendor based in the Netherlands and subsequently selling them upon receipt.

During the sentencing on July 2, 2021, the court learned that Aponsu’s drug trafficking came to light when Border Force officers intercepted two parcels addressed to him from the Netherlands containing 20 grams of MDMA and 10 grams of ketamine.

Although the packages were labeled under a friend’s name at Aponsu’s residence, this friend was unaware of any involvement in the drug operation and was subsequently arrested and questioned by the police.

Following a search of Aponsu’s residence under warrant, authorities discovered and seized 1.7 grams of cocaine, 10 LSD tablets, and 57.75 MDMA tablets, along with weighing scales, packaging materials, and a mobile phone.

Aponsu pleaded guilty in court, and during sentencing, Judge Mark Ainsworth remarked:

“You accessed ecstasy and ketamine from the ‘dark web’ and had them sent to your UK address under a fellow student’s name, who was entirely innocent. He endured the distress of arrest and interrogation, likely feeling his life was crumbling. His sole misfortune was knowing you. It’s deeply regrettable that you implicated him in this manner.”

Judge Ainsworth sentenced Aponsu to three years and eight months in prison.

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