Spain breaks up ‘main’ hashish smuggling ring

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Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said the operation has broken up one of the main criminal organisations dedicated to the introduction of hashish from Morocco to the Campo de Gibraltar a country in Cadiz province. — AFP MADRID: Spanish authorities said Sunday they had broken up one of the ‘main’ gangs that smuggle hashish from Morocco to southern Spain with the arrest of 12 people. It is the second major bust this month of alleged drug smugglers in the southern province of Cadiz, where drug traffickers are operating in an increasingly brazen manner that has alarmed authorities. “We have declared war on drug traffickers and those who help them,” Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said in a Twitter post. In addition to the 12 arrests, police seized a submachine gun, ammunition a bulletproof vest and nearly 190,000 euros (RM 888,040) in their latest bust, he added. The minister said the operation “has broken up one of the main criminal organisations dedicated to the introduction of hashish from Morocco to the Campo de Gibraltar”, a country in Cadiz province. Spain breaks up ‘main’ hashish smuggling ring

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