An eight-year-old Ivorian boy was discovered hidden in a
suitcase that was being smuggled across the border into
Spain on Friday.
According to the report, a spokesman for the Civil Guard
police force said a 19-year-old woman took the suitcase
through a pedestrian crossing from Morocco into the small
Spanish-governed territory of Ceuta.
“When they put the suitcase through the scanner, the
operator noticed something strange, which seemed to be a
person inside the case.”
“When it was opened they found a minor, in a terrible
The Civil Guard arrested the woman, who was due to stand
before a judge – It was also learnt that the boy’s father,
who is Ivorian also, was arrested when he tried to cross the
border a few hours later.
Thousands of Africans, end up dead yearly trying to enter
Europe through very risky means, all in the pursuit of
greener pastures – SAD!!!