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Moroccan man intercepted at Malaga airport with 120 hashish pellets in his stomach

National Police photo of the drugs after the arrest.
National Police photo of the drugs after the arrest. / CNP
  • After being taken to hospital he expelled around 120 pellets and was arrested on charges of drug trafficking

The Guardia Civil have arrested a man who was found to be carrying 1.26 kilos of hashish through Malaga Airport in his stomach.

The events took place on 20 October when officers observed the man of Moroccan nationality, who had arrived on a flight from Tangier, behaving suspiciously. They then asked for his ID before taking him for an X-ray.

It was then that they discovered that he had ingested numerous foreign bodies. After being taken to hospital he expelled around 120 pellets and was arrested on charges of drug trafficking.