Three detained at Lisbon Airport for drug smuggling

in World · 12-11-2015 14:39:00 · 0 Comments

A woman has been arrested after being caught trying to smuggle drugs into Portugal from South America.

She was detained in the arrivals area of Lisbon airport and her detention led to the arrests of two other people, men who had travelled from Spain to collect the drugs and take them back over the border. According to newspaper Correio da Manhã one of the men was a retired police officer. The woman was found to be wearing a vest concealing four and a half kilos of cocaine worth around half-a-million euros.


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