Portuguese police seize 2.2 tons of hashish from Morocco

July 28, 2016 11:26 AM

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LISBON, Portugal – Portuguese police say they seized about 2 metric tons (2.2 tons) of Moroccan hashish from a boat and arrested a Spaniard during a night-time operation on the country's southern coast.

Police said the hashish was divided into 70 bales and stowed on a 7-meter (23-foot) boat that entered a coastal inlet near Tavira, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) south of the capital, Lisbon.

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