British man wanted on drug smuggling charges detained in Alicante Airport


Policia Nacional in Alicante Elche Airport have arrested a man who was wanted in the United Kingdom on suspicion of trafficking drugs.

The 30-year-old man is understood to have been on the run since March, and had planned on fleeing Spain by air when officers were notified by Police in the UK.

He was detained whilst trying to board an aircraft, and is now awaiting an extradition hearing where he could be facing a 14 year prison sentence.


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