€10,000 of seeds stolen in Malaga

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POLICE have arrested three men in Malaga on suspicion of stealing 25,000 kilos of pipa (sunflower) seeds.

Reports from investigators say that it would appear two men from a rival warehouse located in the same loading area carried out the theft.

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The robberies, which occurred between October 2014 and January 2015, sparked an investigation into the missing seeds, worth an estimated €10,000.

Local people told the investigators that they had seen the same type of pipa seeds that were reported stolen in another container along with a shovel. This set a trail to the home of a 44-year-old man who turned out to be the brother of one of the owners of the company involved.

He was then arrested and awaits prosecution along with the other seednappers.





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