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The Guardia Civil carries out raids against drug trafficking in Estepona

Guardia Civil officers in Estepona.
Guardia Civil officers in Estepona. / SUR
  • Searches are being carried out at several properties in the Costa del Sol town and the operation focuses on money laundering activities

Guardia Civil officers have been deployed in Estepona this Tuesday morning (2 March) as part of a new operation against drug trafficking.

Sources have told SUR that officers are searching several homes in the Costa del Sol town and the operation is focusing on the economic side of these criminal organisations and, specifically, money laundering.

The operation is organised by officers from the southern area of the Coordination Centre against Drug Trafficking (OCON-SUR).

The number of arrests made is not yet known.