Spain drug haul finds 200kg of cocaine smuggled inside pineapples

The cargo was bound for two businesses both run by Spanish nationals of Colombian origin

LAST UPDATED: 1 Jun, 2015 @ 17:58
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pineapples 2PINEAPPLES were used to smuggle 200kg of cocaine into Spain shipped over from Central America.

Spanish police seized a shipping container docked in Algeciras and in among thousands of fresh pineapples were many that had been hollowed out and stuffed with class A drugs.

A yellow wax resembling pulp was used to conceal the cocaine.

The cargo was bound for two businesses, both run by Spanish nationals of Colombian origin, one was in Madrid and the other near Barcelona in Sant Quirze del Valles.

Three people have been detained in connection with the mega haul and investigations are ongoing.



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