Sometimes better known as the Costa del crime, a notorious hot spot from British criminals on the run from authorities back in England. Large hilltop villas behind huge walls and gates conceal people that need to drop off the radar. Eastern European gangs are also gaining a foothold in this region specialising in robberies,drugs and prostitution.
A WOMAN in Motril (Granada) was fined €540 for making a false report after claiming she was raped by two men.
In May 2009, after finding she was pregnant, she went to a local court and claimed she had been raped in February that year.
She later admitted that it was a …
TWO people have been arrested accused of killing a man, 63, in Tolox, in March last year. They allegedly hit him on the head 30 times with a hammer and got away with €7.
The man, a resident of Tolox aged 30, and woman, aged 46, who was arrested in Granada, …
THE owner of a jewellery shop in Alhaurin de la Torre made two armed robbers flee after telling them that her husband had activated the alarm and that the police were on their way.
The two men entered the shop wearing motorbike helmets and pointed guns at the woman while telling …
A PERUVIAN man on trial for strangling a woman in Marbella has admitted he is wanted in Italy for killing his former partner.
He claims he put her body in a suitcase, dumped it and came to Spain.
However, he claims that he did not intend to kill the 34-year-old victim in …
A MALAGA businessman, 41, has spent 17 days in prison after eight kilos of drugs were found hidden in a car he bought 10 years ago and which he claimed to know nothing about.
He was returning from the North African enclave of Ceuta by ferry where he had been on …
ANIMAL Rights Association, ADANA, has reported that the equipment with which they work to find homes for the dogs they pick, has been stolen from the shelter in Estepona.
A MAN is standing trial in Malaga for attempting to kill his former partner in Benalmadena in March 2010 by stabbing her five times and dousing her in petrol, intending to set her on fire in the car park of the hotel where she worked.