Portuguese, Spanish police find 745 kg of cocaine hidden inside pineapplesStaff Writer | January 17, 2018
Police in Portugal and Spain have seized 745 kg of cocaine hidden inside pineapples, the Portuguese Judicial Police announced.
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The pineapples were transported in containers from an unnamed Latin American country to the Iberian Peninsula.
The police have arrested nine men, representing a range of nationalities, and dismantled a processing laboratory where the cocaine was to be doctored and cut.
Besides the cocaine itself, the police seized 400,000 euros ($490,967) in cash and ten cars. ■