Setúbal police dismantle 'international eel-smuggling network'

in News · 02-02-2019 09:48:00 · 0 Comments
Setúbal police dismantle 'international eel-smuggling network'

Police in Setúbal have dismantled an international network smuggling European eels.

Nine men have been arrested for the crimes of smuggling and damage to nature and seizing 96 kg of eels bound for the Asian market.

In a statement, the Setúbal command of the National Republican Guard (GNR) said that the men, aged between 29 and 73, were detained on Tuesday and Wednesday as part of a year-long investigation.


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