Police detained Moroccan smuggling to Spain via Gibraltar

Police detained Moroccan smuggling to Spain via Gibraltar

Police in Spain and Gibraltar have smashed an unusual migrant-smuggling network which flew Moroccans into the tiny British territory then sneaked them over the border to Spain, arresting 47 people. The trafficking ring, which had operatives in Morocco, Gibraltar and the neighbouring Spanish city of La Linea, managed to sneak more than 130 Moroccans into Spain, earning profits of more than a million euros (dollars), Gibraltar police said in a statement on Sunday (12 January). Most of the migrants stayed in Spain but others travelled on to France, Italy and…

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