Edwin Congo, Former Real Madrid striker arrested over Cocaine Trafficking Ring

Edwin Congo, Former Real Madrid striker arrested over Cocaine Trafficking Ring
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Edwin Congo, Former Madrid striker, was arrested and questioned by police for allegedly conducting a cocaine-trafficking operation in Spain.

The former Real Madrid striker was taken in by Police officers in Madrid on Tuesday night before he was allowed to go home after questioning. He has pleaded not guilty.

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–

‘I’m very calm,’ Edwin Congo told sports show in El Chiringuito Tv. ‘It’s not a comfortable situation, but I’m at home– relaxed. They asked me a series of questions and, at the end, I returned home.

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‘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.’

He denied being involved in drug trafficking and said he entered the police station with his hands restrained as a ‘protocol.’

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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The former Colombian international was signed by Real Madrid in 1999 also played on loan with Valladolid in Spain, Vitoria Guimaraes in Portugal, and Toulouse in France.

He also played for Spanish clubs, Levante, Sporting Gijon and Recreativo Huelva.

Edwin Congo Former Madrid- Source- Daily Mail


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