The Civil Guard arrested three people who smuggled drugs at the Seville airport using a minor to appear as a traveling family. The group consisted of one man, two women and a minor. The adults have a history of similar acts, while the minor was handed over to a relative of one of the inmates.
One of the women was wearing a plastic belt attached to her body with about 3,000 grams of hashish acorns, as Benemérita reported in a statement. In addition, the three They carry about 100 acorns of hashish inside their body., weighing approximately one kilogram. Each acorn is about four centimeters in size and weighs about 10 grams. All of them were admitted, in addition to being confined to the hospital, because they were exposed to serious risk to their lives due to intestinal obstruction.
The operation began when the agents investigated a criminal group that had been traveling by plane for several months and using the Seville airport, among others. Agents confirmed that they did about 76 flights to Europe last year with the image of “traveling family”
At the end of November, once the agents found the alleged suspects, a device was set up so that, if these people passed the security filter at Seville airport, they would be identified.
Besides the drugs found on the belt and inside the bodies, inside a suitcase there was a container with 380 grams of acorns. The arrested woman said that she took it from the vaginal cavity when she passed the security filter. Another woman underwent surgery about 300 grams of hashish acorns hidden in a shoe. All three adults ingested foreign objects that they carried inside their bodies.
The operation was carried out by agents of Tax and Border Section at Seville Airport.