Four persons of a family, including a teenager, were arrested in Colombia with 91 capsules of heroin and cocaine in the womb, or more than three kilograms, they tried to enter the Dominican Republic, said Monday the police told AFP.
The nervousness of these “mules”, the name given to drug traffickers, attracted the attention of police security checks before boarding a flight to Santo Domingo, via Panama, with the Cucuta Airport. The mother, 39 year-old son, 21 year-old daughter, 16, and their stepfather aged 67, had obtained their passports “just four days earlier in Bogota” and “traveling for the first time by plane , abroad, with light luggage, but pretending to go on vacation, “police said in a statement.
All four, originating Cucuta, were transferred to the local hospital to be subjected to radios that have demonstrated the presence in their abdomen 54 heroin latex capsules of cocaine and 37, including 24 the only teenager.
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