Nigerian woman arrested with 1.5kg of cocaine at Dubai airport

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Nigerian woman arrested with 1.5kg of cocaine at Dubai airport

 

DUBAI – A Nigerian woman has been arrested at Dubai International Airport for trying to smuggle 1.5kg of cocaine hidden in her bag.

A trial is underway at the Dubai Criminal Court where the 40-year-old UAE resident admitted to the charge of smuggling of illegal drugs.

A customs officer told the court that he stopped the woman after noticing that she was carrying an extremely heavy bag.

“When I began searching her bag she became tense and was shaking, so I knew she was carrying something illegal,” he said.

The customs officer found the cocaine hidden in a secret compartment at the bottom of the bag.

The Nigerian woman, who works as a saleswoman in the UAE, was detained on April 15 after arriving at Terminal 3 of the Dubai International Airport.

She has admitted to trying to smuggle the drugs in order to sell it in Dubai. The court is expected to issue a verdict on September 12. ICA/Expat Media


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