Shocking X-ray shows London-bound flyer’s stomach full of cocaine

X-ray reveals cocaine-filled capsules in stomachs of six arrested flyers bound for London. They face charges of transnational drug trafficking.
X-ray reveals cocaine-filled capsules in stomachs of six arrested flyers bound for London. They face charges of transnational drug trafficking.
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A shocking X-ray shows how the stomach of an arrested flyer bound for London was full of cocaine.

Police officers caught six travellers red-handed as they tried to board a commercial flight to the capital.

The three men and three women, aged 20 to 28, were seized at Galeão Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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The six passengers were arrested on the spot during a routine inspection on Friday (10 May) night.

Using equipment, the police discovered that the suspects had ingested hundreds of capsules.

They were taken to hospital and by Sunday (12 May) morning, they had collectively expelled 629 capsules.

X-ray reveals cocaine-filled capsules in stomachs of six arrested flyers bound for London. They face charges of transnational drug trafficking.
The cocaine that was swallowed by London-bound flyers when travelling to Brazil. (Picture: Jam Press)

The capsules, which were full of cocaine, were seized by the authorities, as reported on Need to Know.

At the time of reporting on Monday (13 May), four of the six suspects remained in hospital.

When they have expelled all the remaining capsules inside them, they will be remanded into custody.

The Federal Police say the suspects will be charged with transnational drug trafficking.

If found guilty, they each face up to 15 years behind bars.

Their identities are withheld.

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