40 arrested after widespread drug gang smashed

Police arrest three

Policia Nacional have detained 40 people in connection with a widespread drug trafficking opertion which spanned Alicante, Madrid, Valencia and Barcelona.

Officers carried out over a dozen raids and blocked 600 bank accounts related to the gangs activities, and were suspected of being used for money laundering.

The operation – which began in 2018 – seized over 4 tonnes of cocaine, firearms and high end vehicles in the raids.