Four police arrested 'for trafficking explosives'

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1 December 2006, MADRID — Six people, including four police officers, were arrested on Friday for allegedly trafficking explosives.

1 December 2006

MADRID — Six  people, including four police officers, were arrested on Friday for allegedly trafficking explosives.

The officers were arrested and taken to a police station in Mostoles, a suburb of Madrid.

The arrests follows a series of reports in the Spanish daily El Mundo which has claimed police have been also involved in drug dealing and the murder of a career criminal.

The newspaper also said the explosives involved were Goma 2 Eco – the same type as was used in the Madrid computer train bombing in which 191 people died.

Judge Juan del Olmo is heading the investigation into alleged trafficking of explosives by police.

Del Olmo is also leading the investigation into the Madrid bombings.

[Copyright EFE with Expatica]

Subject: Spanish news

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