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Portuguese, Spanish police bust huge "pineapple" cocaine ring

18 January 2018

Police in Portugal and Spain said yesterday they seized hundreds of kilograms of cocaine hidden inside fresh pineapples. Nine members of smuggling gang led by two Colombian brothers transported the drug from South America, the police said. Police also dismantled a laboratory near the Spanish capital where the drug was cut with additives. They also said the seizure was part of an ongoing investigation across both countries.