Two other people were riding inside the car - the driver and a companion – and the latter was sitting on the double bottom prepared to hide the immigrant, the Civil Guard said Monday in a communique.
When police began searching the car, they noticed movement under the seat cover that could be a hidden person.
The Civil Guard emphasized the “originality” of the camouflage.
The two Moroccan men, aged 21 and 23, who allegedly tried to smuggle him across the border were arrested and will appear before a court accused of people smuggling later this week.
The man was also detained and appeared before a judge. He has now been expelled from the enclave
So far this year, the Civil Guard in Melilla has detected 14 vehicles with double bottoms and people hidden inside them. A total of 22 people have been arrested.