Woman with 2kg cocaine in stomach held at airport

DUBAI - Dubai Customs recently arrested a woman with more than 2kg cocaine concealed in her stomach and an Asian with 411 grams of heroin in his stomach in separate incidents at Dubai International Airport.

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Published: Fri 15 Aug 2008, 1:10 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 5:04 PM

The woman from an African country was subjected to a body scan after a woman inspector grew suspicious about her.

The scan and further investigation revealed the presence of 103 capsules of cocaine weighing 2.123kg in her stomach.

In a similar incident, an Asian passenger with 36 capsules of heroin weighing 411 grams in his stomach was arrested at Terminal 2, a day after Sharjah police said thay had busted a drug gang and seized heroin worth Dh40 million.

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