Over 2,000 Marihuana Plants Found In Malaga

Over 2,000 Marijuanna Plants Found In Malaga. Image - Guardia Civil

The Guardia Civil have discovered and seized over 2,000 marihuana plants in Malaga.

THE Guardia Civil has found and seized over 2,000 marihuana plants in the Malaga towns of Alhaurín el Grande and Fuengirola, four people have been arrested and two people are being investigated in relation to the case.

In the operation, named ‘Tulipano,’ a criminal organisation based in Alhaurín el Grande dedicated to the indoor cultivation of marihuana has been taken down following investigations that began in September, the Guardia Civil has reported.

Following investigations, officers confirmed a plantation had been discovered and that Dutch citizens were behind the organisation. They also owned another home in Fuengirola which was also used for the cultivation of marihuana.
A total of 2,009 marihuana plants were discovered in a country house in Alhaurín el Grande and a house in Fuengirola. Officers also found various tools used for the cultivation of crops.

Officers arrested four people and two others are being investigated in relation to the crimes against public health, belonging to a criminal organisation and electricity fraud.

Investigations into the organisation were carried out by the Coín Guardia Civil in collaboration with officers belonging to OCON-SUR.

Source: Malaga Hoy


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