News Alert: SA: Woman carried cocaine in 100 condoms in her stomach!
- From: WWW.AfricanCrisis.Org
[South Africa is following in the footsteps of Colombia. We are becoming
an integral part of international drug-tracking networks. Jan]
Cape Town - A hundred condoms, believed to be filled with cocaine, were
found in the stomach of a Peruvian woman at Cape Town International
Airport on Thursday morning.
Inspector Bernadine Steyn of Western Cape police said customs officials
and ports-of-entry police stopped the 23-year-old woman at 09:40 - after
identifying her as a possible drugs trafficker.
"She was taken to a hospital for examination and it was found that she
had about 100 condoms in her stomach containing a substance, possibly
cocaine," said Steyn.
The woman was now under police guard in a local hospital, she said.
Edited by Iaine Harper