In Spain detained a group of drug traffickers who have seized seven tons of hashish

© RIA Novosti / Javier to Longobardi in fotoracconti the Spanish police. Archival photoIn Spain detained a group of drug traffickers who have seized seven tons of hashish© RIA Novosti / Javier to Logopedisti the image Bank

Spanish police dismantled the province of Malaga is an international group involved in drug trafficking, seized 7 tones of hashish, reported in a statement on Saturday, a press release from police.

As part of the operation was arrested eleven people, arrests in the municipalities of Marbella and Estepona. There were nine men and two women who are citizens of the UK, Morocco and Spain.

According to police, the group delivered the cargo on ships to Spain for further distribution.

During their arrest were seized, among other things, about seven tons of hashish, one kilogram of cocaine, about 223 thousand euros in cash, 995 pounds, nine vehicles and firearms.

In 2017 the Spanish law enforcement agencies seized a total of 477 tons of drugs, 30% more than the year before. Including 30,89 tons of cocaine and 440 pounds of heroin, 16.5 tons of marijuana, 816 thousand cannabis plants.

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