Spain: seizure of more than a ton of hashish on a yacht from Morocco

More than a ton of hashish, worth more than EUR 6 million, is taken up by the Civil Guard on board a yacht from Morocco.

Last week, on 20 november, completed the Spanish Civil Guard seized more than a ton of hashish on board a yacht from Morocco. Three people, including two Moroccans and a Spaniard, were arrested as part of this operation, the result of a Moroccan-Spanish cooperation.

The boat was intercepted during a patrol aimed at illegal immigration boats in the area. The elements of the Guardia Civil found many packages of cannabis resin on the 6 meter long ship. The starting point of the smugglers was the Marchica-lagoon, close to the city of Nador.