Narco Jet: Spanish Justice sentenced to 13 years in prison to the brothers Juliá
January 7, 2013
The Justice of Spain condemned the Argentine brothers Gustavo and Eduardo Juliá to 13 years in prison, accused of having trafficked to that country a ton of cocaine in a private plane, two years ago.
The judgment by the Court of Barcelona, that a few days ago had vacated to Matías Miret, the third crewman of the private jet in which the drug was taken from Buenos Aires to Spain, in January 2011.
According to the research, in 2010 the Brothers Julia travelled to Spain to internalize regarding airport facilities.
In November of that year, Gustavo Juliá rented Jet Bombardier aircraft that was deposited at the premises of the former Morón Air Brigade, where it was conditioned to move the drug, under judicial investigation.
Then the plane was transferred to Ezeiza Airport, from where it departed on January 1, 2011 at the El Prat Airport in Barcelona, where he arrived the next day, after an earlier stop in the Cape Verde archipelago.
At the airport Catalan, the plane was inspected by the Civil Guard, which found a total of 34 packages of cocaine with a purity of 83 percent in Spain and a value of 32 million euros.
The court did not address the defense of Juliá brothers who argued that they were hired as pilots by a Spanish businessman.