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Dramatic footage of Spanish cops arresting gangster John Gilligan

John Gilligan is led away by Spanish cops

John Gilligan is led away by Spanish cops

Niall Donald

This is the dramatic moment where mobster John Gilligan is arrested by Spanish cops following a raid on a house in Alicante.

The veteran criminal can be seen lying on the floor in a villa on the Costa Del Sol as he is handcuffed by a police officer from an elite anti-gang unit.

Later on, the footage also shows the police using a metal detector to search an area close to the home - where they find a gun.

The clip also shows police discovering, what appears to be, a stash of prescription drugs as well as bundles of cash.

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