A DRUG dealer who was arrested with more than £50,000 of drugs in his possession has been unable to pay anything back under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Mohammed Amin, who was jailed for four years and eight months, was back in front of Bolton Crown Court yesterday.

But attempts to recover assets from the 24-year-old were futile as Amin had used any money he gained through drug dealing to fund his own drugs habit.

A total of £683 found on Amin, of Water’s Edge, Farnworth, when he was arrested in January will be used as part-payment towards the £52,000 determined to be the proceeds of crime.

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