Spain: 500 kilos of oranges discovered in car stopped by Murcia police

Murcia police discovered hundreds of kilos of loose oranges and mandarins crammed into the back seat and boot of a car. The driver was questioned about the origin of the fruit when he was stopped in the city on Sunday. He was unable to give a satisfactory explanation and is now under investigation.

Image: Policia Local de Murcia

According to police sources, the theft of fruit and vegetables to sell on illegally is not uncommon in the region of Murcia, but what was staggering in this case was the way in which 500 kilos of citrus fruit were strewn inside the car.


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