web
analytics
Prison Sentences in Fuerteventura for Drug Trafficking Guardia Civil Officers Canary Islands Report | Canary Islands Report

'Real News from All the Canary Islands'

Stacks Image 13

Prison Sentences in Fuerteventura for Drug Trafficking Guardia Civil Officers

Prison Sentences in Fuerteventura for Drug Trafficking Guardia Civil OfficersThe Second Section of the Provincial Court of Las Palmas has sentenced ten people for drug trafficking on the island of Fuerteventura, including four Guardia Civil officers, and two others for being accomplices in the case known as Botavara.

This trial was held in June, which judged the drug trafficking gang was led by five Guardia Civil officers.

One of the defendants who attended the trial – the fifth Guardia Civil officer – was acquitted of drug trafficking, but convicted of a crime of violent behaviour.

The sentence establishes penalties of between four and nine years in prison for six of the accused, as well as absolute disqualification for a total of 11 years and a fine of 3.4 million euros for the four agents for drug trafficking, violent aggression and obstruction of justice.

You can find this and other news stories from the Canary Islands and Spain in the free, online 'News from the Canary Islands':

http://newsfromthecanaryislands.com

Remember to enter your email address for your FREE weekly online copy of 'News from the Canary Islands'

Keep up to date by joining our Facebook page: @newsfromthecanaryislands

Stacks Image 11