A seventh man has appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged in connection with a conspiracy to supply class A drugs throughout the North of England.

Blackburn magistrates were told the police operation targeting the alleged conspirators had been going on for 12 months.

Mohebour Rahman, 31, of South Street, Longsight, Manchester, was sent in custody to Preston Crown Court where his case will be linked with the other six accused.

All seven men are remanded in custody.