FOUR people have been arrested in Malaga as part of a Guardia Civil investigation into drug smuggling.

The operation, entitled ‘Banca Latvia’, came about after an individual was arrested in February in Malaga Airport with four kilos of cocaine in a double bottom suitcase.

The Guardia Civil uncovered a gang operating from Brazil, using mules to bring the drug into Spain via Argentina and Morocco.

A further four individuals have been arrested in Brazil.