One of Sweden’s most wanted drug traffickers who was hiding in Premià de Dalt has been arrested

He was one of the most wanted criminals in Sweden to such an extent that when the Mossos d’Esquadra Four police officers managed to arrest him. Swedish National Police They traveled to Catalonia to be present at the search of their home. And it wasn’t just anyone since he was hiding in a luxury house in Premià de Dalt.

Precisely, the investigation began in the Nordic country against organized crime linked to drug trafficking. The suspect, 41 years old, had a European arrest and surrender warrant requested by the Swedish prosecutor’s office. Given the evidence that placed the accused in Catalonia, the Mossos d’Esquadra were notified and located him.

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They arrested him on November 21 in Badalona. The Catalan agents together with four Swedish compatriots searched the suspect’s luxury home in Premià de Dalt and found various mobile phones, hard drives and computer equipment which is being analyzed by Swedish police investigators, as it may contain relevant data for the case being followed in that country. There was also 6,500 euros in cash.

The National Court ordered the suspect’s imprisonment pending extradition to Sweden. The Mossos emphasize the importance of international collaboration to fight against drug trafficking since organized gangs operate in several countries and know no borders.