Alhaurín de la Torre, Andalusia

750 kilos of cocaine hidden among pineapples in Spanish warehouse

An operation carried out by the National Police, in collaboration with Customs Surveillance, has resulted in the discovery of 750 kilos of cocaine hidden among pineapples in a warehouse in the Malaga municipality of Alhaurin de la Torre.

The container had arrived in the port of Malaga from Colombia, Latin America. Five people were arrested in connection with the case. These individuals are believed to have been operating a conglomerate of companies specifically for the import of drugs.

750 kilos of cocaine hidden among pineapples in Alhaurin de la Torre. Image: Policia Nacional

The organization allegedly had an infrastructure that allowed them to operate in other port facilities throughout Spain. This particular operation focused on the ports of Malaga and Valencia. During the operation, approximately €35,000 in cash was seized, as well as documentation that could prove vital to the investigation.


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