A 34 year old Moroccan national living in Torre del Mar is in hospital as a result of ingesting an unknown quantity of hashish. The man was taken to hospital in a serious condition after he failed to expel the hashish and lost consciousness and underwent emergency surgery. The police are investigating the incident.
The Guardia Civil and Maritime Service in El Ejido, Almeria, have arrested 33 year old Francisco Jesús M.A., 48 year old Abdellah A. and 17 year old Redouan C. on suspicion of crimes against the public health after they were caught trying to bring ashore 1,024 kilos of hashish.
Customs officers have so far arrested six people and seized two tons of hashish in an operation carried out in the waters around Cádiz.
A joint operation by the Customs Service and the National Police has resulted in the seizure of over 300 kilos of hashish in the port of Motril.
Police and customs officers have seized a total of 3,556 kilos of hashish being transported from Morocco to Spain on board two yachts.
In the past week, two boats have been intercepted off the Huelva coast and around seven tons of hashish has been seized.
Guardia Civil officers seized 700 kilos of hashish after chasing two light aircraft across part of Andalucia.
Guardia Civil officers in Ceuta have arrested one of their own after he was found to be carrying 200 grams of hashish following a day trip to Algeciras. The drugs were hidden in his suitcase.
Police in Algeciras have seized 2,500 kilos of hashish hidden in a shipment of horticultural produce from Morocco.
A joint operation by Guardia Civil, Local Police and Customs officers has resulted in the recovery of 350 kilos of hashish thrown into the sea off the Granada coast.