Police detain tobacco smugglers

Guardia Civil officers from Algeciras intercepted a vehicle carrying 3,250 packets of contraband tobacco.

Police officers were monitoring a vehicle on the A-7 heading towards Málaga when it turned down a disused road. The officers, suspecting some sort of illicit activity, stopped the vehicle and, after identifying the occupants, conducted a search of the vehicle.

In the rear of the vehicle they discovered 3,250 packets of contraband tobacco. The driver was arrested and charged with the administrative offence of smuggling.

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