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38-years Dutch woman arrested for smuggling cocaine

38-years Dutch woman arrested for smuggling cocaine

PARAMARIBO: From Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport, a 38 years old woman arrested by Suriname Police on drug related charges as she attempted to board a flight.

Suriname Police say they have arrested a 38-year-old woman on drug related charges as she attempted to board a flight at the Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport on Sunday.

A police statement Tuesday said that the woman, identified only as Rachel A and the holder of a Dutch passport, had checked in for a flight to The Netherlands.

“During inspections it turned out that she had hidden cocaine in one of her body cavities,” the police said in a statement adding that the woman had also admitted to swallowing some of the cocaine pellets.

Police said “so far” they confiscated 310 grams from Rachel A and that the case has been transferred to the Narcotics Unit for further investigation.