POST Online Media Lite Edition


Quarter tonne of cocaine between bananas found in Spain

Christian Fernsby |
Estepona is a town and municipality in the comarca of the Costa del Sol, southern Spain.

Article continues below

It is located in the province of Málaga.

As reported on, officials from the Policia Nacional have detained six people there, in connection with a drug trafficking operation, which brought cocaine from Central America to Spain hidden between bananas.

Officers discovered the gang operating in Estepona, and launched an investigation into the operation.

Over a quarter of a tonne of cocaine was discovered in raids, with six people being remanded in custody ahead of their trial.

What to read next

Massive batch of cocaine washes ashore in Romania
Fighting cocaine addiction with magnetic brain stimulation
Latin American steel exports to the US reach 617Kt