A 24-YEAR-OLD man has made a second court appearance in connection with the recovery of £30,000 worth of cannabis from a vehicle stopped in the Borders.

Albanian-national Oljan Bala has been accused of possessing a class B drug with intent to supply.

He is also charged with driving with no insurance, no licence and using a mobile phone while driving.

The offences are alleged to have been committed after police officers on patrol on the A1, near to the Ayton by-pass, pulled an Audi A4 vehicle over on the afternoon of Saturday, August 31 and conducted a search of the car.

Bala, of no fixed abode, made no plea was fully committed for trial during a private hearing at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

He was remanded in custody by Sheriff David Clapham.