Kids as young as eight years old are now being manipulated and coerced by criminal gangs to transport drugs up and down the country.
Meeting children, gangs, parents and police, Aaron explores the world of child grooming and exploitation for criminal purposes and tries to find answers; Why are these young kids are involved in the drug trade, how widespread is the problem? And can we trust the headlines claiming vast networks are operating across the nation?
Looking to the future, Aaron finds hope in an MP who is trying to change legislation to stop the exploitation of children by criminal gangs.
8 years Old and Smuggling Drugs, 30th January at 9pm on 5Star