Woman with 106 cocaine capsules in stomach held: India

Brazilian woman’s passport reveals she visited India three times in past
ANKARA: A 25-year-old Brazilian woman was caught with 106 capsules of cocaine in her stomach at Indira Gandhi International Airport in the Indian capital New Delhi, local media reported.
The woman, whose name was not given by the Indian Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), was arrested on May 14, according to Hindustan Times, a local daily.
She had been travelling from Sao Paulo in Brazil.
She was revealed to be a professional drugs swallower and her passport details showed that she had visited India at least three times in the past.
“This is the highest number of capsules of cocaine extracted from any professional drugs swallower by the NCB’s Delhi bureau,” Hindustan Times quoted Vishwa Vijay, superintendent of NCB’s Delhi unit, as saying.
The NCB said 930 grams of cocaine was extracted from her body at the Safdarjung Hospital between May 14-20.–AA

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