Guardia Civil Deploy 300 Officers to Bust Andalucian Narco Network

Arrests and raids were carried out in Cadiz and Seville - Image Source: Guardia Civil

A MASSIVE Guardia Civil operation has been launched in Cadiz and Seville provinces, with 300 officers deployed to carry out raids and arrests on a massive narco-trafficking network.

Local media reports that the Guardia Civil operation began in the early hours of Tuesday morning (January 19th), with multiple raids and arrests carried out in Cadiz and Seville provinces.

The targetted network has allegedly been highly active in the Campo de Gibraltar’s lucrative narco-trafficking underworld. They reportedly used the Guadalquivir river to ferry shipments of drugs from the port city of Cadiz into Seville, where they would be stashed before being distributed across Europe. The gang reportedly operated from Corrio del Rio, a small riverside town 15km downstream from the Andalucian capital.

Known for their innovative methods of smuggling and transporting drugs, police say that the Guadalquivir route is a relatively new phenomenon and highlights the lengths gangs will go to in evading the law. Some fear that the violent drug world of the south coast may be spreading further inland to other Andalucian cities.

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Oisin Sweeney

Oisin is an Irish writer based in Seville, the sunny capital of Andalucia. After starting his working life as a bookseller, he moved into journalism and cut his teeth as a reporter at one of Ireland's biggest news websites. Since joining Euro Weekly News in November, he has enjoyed covering the latest stories from Seville, Spain and further afield - with special interests in crime, cybersecurity, and European politics. Anyone who can pronounce his name first try gets a free cerveza...


    • John Smith

      19 January 2021 • 10:46

      They need to target the money coming from Gibraltar bank.


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