Talk about taking illegal border smuggling to the next level!
Border guards in Spain caught a Guinean man (pictured above) hiding inside the passenger car seat of a Renault while attempting to illegally enter the country on Friday, The Sun reports.
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The daring illegal entry was attempted by two Moroccans as they crossed the border from Morocco via Melilla, a North African enclave in southern Spain. One man was driving while the other sat in seat hiding the 20-year-old Guinean.
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They men almost got away with their creative smuggling ploy, until a guard stopped the car and took a closer look. He reportedly prodded the seat and discovered that a live person was hiding in the shell of the seat.
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According to the Daily Mail, the Guinean was expelled from the enclave after appearing before a judge. The two Moroccans, aged 21 and 23, have been arrested and will appearing before a judge later this week on smuggling charges.
A police spokesperson, who called the attempt “novel,” said that “we’ve seen some fairly bizarre attempts to get across the border but nothing like this before.”
Illegal Immigrant Tries To Enter Spain Disguised As CAR SEAT! was originally published on newsone.com