Child porn arrests save girls from abuse
A resident of Santa Pola is one of four suspects arrested by the National Police for exchanging child pornography on the internet.
The man in Santa Pola not only had pornographic files of children but was also in contact with several underage girls, noted a force spokesman.
“Thanks to the rapid intervention of the officers he was arrested, preventing these children from being sexually abused,” he said.
The other suspects were a man in Sestao (Vizcaya), who had a large number of child porn files on a phone he kept secret from his family, and two in Madrid.
One of them had secretly filmed his young sister naked and his partner’s relatives (including minors) at their home and shared the files. By Nuria Pérez A TOTAL of five people were killed and 10 injured in a pile-up on the A-7 motorway on Monday evening at Sangonera la Seca near Murcia city.
The driver of the HGV which ploughed into the slowmoving traffic was arrested by Guardia Civil after testing positive for cocaine and charged with five counts of manslaughter.
The smash occurred at 18.30 at a sharp bend with reduced visibility near the exit to La Paz restaurant.
Two 40-tonne lorries, nine cars and two vans were involved in the pile-up.
According to the emergency services, one of the HGVs and the cars had stopped due to heavy traffic on the way to Murcia city.
Speed on that stretch of road is limited to 100km/h and it is unclear whether the lorry which struck them was breaking the speed limit.
The vehicles of the victims were shunted towards the other lane and even off the motorway.
The deceased are three women and two men who were travelling in two cars.
Their vehicles were crushed by the HGV and emergency services reported that they died instantly.
Four of them are members of the same family from Elche – a father, his sister-inlaw, crime against protected species and illegal trading.
The sculptures were made with tusks of African elephants.
Elephants are a protected species and the ivory trade is banned around the world through the CITES agreement. his 14-year-old daughter and 16-year-old nephew.
They were on their way back home from Almería with their relatives, who were travelling in another car.
Seven people – including three teenagers - were injured and taken to several hospitals in Murcia city.
One of them, a 17-year-old girl suffered serious head injuries.
Another three people suffered light injuries and were treated at the scene by the emergency services and allowed to return to their homes.
The lorry driver who smashed into the vehicles was not injured.
The pieces are Asian-style sculptures and chess pieces, with some of these valued at thousands of euros on the black market.
Ebony is a protected hardwood which is of great ornamental value.
He was bailed by a judge after being charged.
The court has declared the investigation subjudice.
A total of 12 ambulances, 19 fire fighters, local police and Guardia Civil officers worked at the site of the accident for several hours.
Most of the victims were trapped in the cars and fire fighters had to cut them out of their vehicles.
The motorway was closed to traffic until 06.00 on Tuesday and the Guardia Civil advised drivers to use alternative roads. Traffic was diverted along a service road but the traffic jam reached Alhama de Murcia.
The crash scene on Monday evening
The artefacts were put on show by the Guardia Civil