1 Nov, 2019 @ 13:12
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WATCH: Police in Spain arrest five over plot to ship 101 kilos of cocaine through Marbella shopping centre

Cocaine Marbella

POLICE have smashed two drug gangs, one of which planned to sell 101 kilos of cocaine in a Marbella shopping centre.

Five arrests were made in total, while investigators seized 621 kilos of illegal drugs between Marbs and Madrid.

Those held – all of Brazilian and Colombian nationality – are accused of shipping coke from the Spanish capital to the Costa del Sol.

CAUGHT: Suspected narcos with a car full of cocaine in Madrid

The Marbella mall was chosen by suspects as the transfer location in a bid to ‘go unnoticed’ by officers.

But cops were made aware of the operation made arrests.

They also seized €11,000, 10 mobile phones and six cars.

The Colombians are believed to have run the gangs, while the Brazilians are believed to have acted as ‘brokers’.

Cocaine Marbella
BRICKS: The packages of cocaine recovered from a vehicle in a Madrid car park

A police probe was launched in February after agents received information, which to the discovery of a 400 kilo drug haul in a warehouse on a Madrid industrial estate.

Collaboration with Colombian and North American police then meant investigators could trace the drugs’ origins.

In September four of the gang were also caught red-handed in a Madrid car park with 120 packages of cocaine, including 30 concealed under the front seats of their car.

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