A former mayor of Manilva near Malaga has been arrested


A former mayor of Manilva near Malaga has been arrested for her alleged role in helping launder money for the Italian mafia.

Antonia Muñoz was cuffed alongside 12 others yesterday following a lengthy investigation by Policia Nacional and Malaga’s Money Laundering Unit.

Officers carried out around 20 raids, seizing cash and mountains of documents which will now be analysed by experts.