Moroccan Police Seize 5 Tons of Drugs on Spanish Truck

Published November 27th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Moroccan police arrested a Spanish truck driver trying to smuggle 5.35 tons of cannabis resin into Spain over the weekend, officers said Monday. 

The 28-year-old driver, Calvo Cajo Vicente, allegedly loaded the drug into crates marked to be holding octopuses in the southwestern Moroccan town of Agadir. 

A police investigation is underway, at the end of which he is to be formally charged -- TANGIERS, Morocco (AFP) 


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