Edwin Congo, Former Real Madrid striker arrested over Cocaine Trafficking Ring
The 43-year-old confirmed his arrest on ‘El Chiringuito’ television show and disclosed that he was later allowed to return home after he was questioned. he disclosed–
‘They told me to be ready for another call,’ he said. ‘I’m free and I’m relaxed because I don’t traffic cocaine, I don’t have cocaine at home.
‘The police said to me that I have to stay away from certain people who are no good for me. That I have to be aware of things and do them in a different way.’
Congo was one of 10 individuals detained by Spain’s Central Narcotics Brigade as part of their operation, according to Marca.
According to Mail Online Sport reports– he was questioned about his relationships with some of the people being investigated by police for their alleged involvement in cocaine-trafficking operation in Spain.
He reportedly admitted he knew some of the people arrested but said he was not involved in anything potentially illegal. Congo said he got to know them after getting involved in the business of buying and selling emerald.
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He also played for Spanish clubs, Levante, Sporting Gijon and Recreativo Huelva.