Woman caught smuggling cocaine in 'baby bump'

A female authority grew suspicious to the woman's strange reaction when asked how far along the baby was

By Heather Saul
The Independent

Canada — Canadian authorities have arrested a woman for attempting to smuggle two kilograms of cocaine concealed under a fake pregnancy stomach.

The Canadian national was searched by police at Botega's International Airport, after she allegedly reacted aggressively when asked by a security official how far into her pregnancy she was whilst trying to board a flight to Toronto. 

Her reaction aroused the suspicion of a female official, who touched her stomach and realised it was "too hard and extremely cold", according to Colonel Esteban Arias Melo, the deputy director of Colombia's police anti-narcotics section.

Full Story: Woman caught trying to smuggle 2kg of cocaine in fake pregnancy bump

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  3. Drug Interdiction / Narcotics
  4. International Law Enforcement

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