Hello and welcome to the details of African saleswoman booked for smuggling over 1.5kg of cocaine into Dubai airport and now with the details
Nevin Al Sukari - Abu Dhabi - The photo has been used for illustrative purposes.
Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
An African saleswoman was arrested and referred to Dubai criminal court for attempting to smuggle cocaine into the country through the airport.
The 40-year-old woman had over 1.5kg of cocaine in her bag.
The incident took place during April, after the defendant had arrived at terminal 3 around 5am, and was caught by female customs officers.
The officers suspected the density shown through the scanner inside the defendant’s bag.
The officer waited until the defendant was finished with the bag scanner device, then surprised her with “Show your passport” statement.
The saleswoman was directly asked whether she had something to hide before the officer could search the bag.
The photo has been used for illustrative purposes.
Terrified defendant confessed to carrying an illegal object.
The bag was emptied and the officer found a hidden zipper at its bottom, with wooden planks inside.
Inside the wooden planks, a roll of 1.5kg of cocaine was found.
Her case was transferred to the anti-narcotics department.
The defendant was booked and prosecuted by the Dubai Public Prosecution on drug-trafficking charges.
These were the details of the news African saleswoman booked for smuggling over 1.5kg of cocaine into Dubai airport for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.
It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Gulf Today and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.