British fugitive tracked down living in Alhaurín el Grande

  • The man had been wanted in connection with drug trafficking

Guardia Civil officers in Alhaurín el Grande have arrested a 75-year-old British man who was wanted by the UK authorities under an international arrest warrant. The man, who was apparently living a normal life in a country house near the town, is required to serve a prison sentence of five years and nine months having been convicted of a drug trafficking offence in the UK. The arrest was made in collaboration with the UK's National Crime Agency. The fugitive was put into the custody of a Madrid court.