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Spanish police arrest men raffling Christmas hamper of cocaine, hash and leg of ham

The prize also included a box of cigarettes of the winner's choice
Clodagh Meaney

Spanish police have arrested two men who were raffling a Christmas hamper that included drugs, alcohol and a leg of cured ham.

The basket was seized from two suspected drug dealers after officers discovered the “prize” when they raided a drug den alleged to be run by two men in the city of Murcia.

During the raid, Police discovered a sign up sheet and a handmade poster advertising tickets for the raffle at €5 for the Christmas lottery and €10 for the second draw due to take place on January 6th.

5g of Cocaine, 25g of hash, 50 cash, a bottle of Whiskey, a box of cigarettes of the winner’s choice and an 8kg leg of cured ham were up for grabs in the bizarre raffle.

Police said they seized 165 marijuana plants as well as 33 halogen lamps that were used to grow them, and as well as “different amounts of cocaine and hashish.”

It looks as though customers at the drug den already entered the raffle, however it is unknown whether or not they will get their money back.

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