Articles Tagués ‘Spain to Russia’

Spanish police said Sunday they have dismantled a drug ring that used cars fitted with false floors to transport huge amounts of hashish from Spain to Russia, Poland and Estonia, with the arrest of 15 suspects. Investigators seized 1.2 tonnes of hashish in separate raids across Europe, as well as several luxury cars and 20,000 euros ($22,000) in cash in Spain, police said in a statement.

Five suspects were arrested in Spain, including the alleged leader of the ring who lived in the town of Benissa on the Mediterranean coast, as part of the operation, it added.

Another seven were arrested in Estonia and three were detained in Poland.

« They would transport the drugs from our country hidden in vehicles set up with a double bottom to avoid being detected at the border, » the statement said.


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