Spanish “Beach Boys”: Divers plus jetski´s smuggled tons of hashish into Spain
Spanish police have discovered a drug ring using divers to help bring hashish from Morocco to Spain, police said Thursday, describing the method as unprecedented.
The ring transported drug cargoes across the Mediterranean to near Estepona on the southern Spanish coast, then lowered the hashish bundles to a depth of about 20 metres on the sea bed.
Helpers in Spain sent divers to locate the drug and to mark it with a buoy. The next day, a diver attached the drug bundles to a jetski, which pulled the packages closer to the beach and then were lifted from the water.
Police arrested eight people and seized 1.6 tonnes of hashish, 700 kg of which were retrieved from the sea.
Morocco is the world’s second-largest hashish producer after Afghanistan. Drug traffickers have…READ MORE HERE