An Erith man has been charged with money laundering connected to drug dealing after police raided a series of properties.

Swara Ali Amin, 33, of Lydia Road, was arrested after warrants were executed at six properties across Dartford, Margate and Ramsgate on Friday June 14.

Officers arrested six men and seized a large quantity of class A drugs as part of an investigation by the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate.

All six men have been bailed to appear at Hastings Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday November 6.