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Suriname police seize 310 gram illicit drugs, clutch Dutch woman

Suriname police seize 310 gram illicit drugs, clutch Dutch woman

PARAMARIBO: Suriname police have seized 310 gram drugs and arrested a 38-year-old Dutch woman on drug related charges as she attempted to board a flight at the Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport here the other day.

A police statement 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.