Angolan national arrested with cocaine in his rectum

February 19, 2018, 5:08pm

The Namibian Police on Sunday arrested a 52 year old Angolan national who resides in Brasilia, Brazil while he was smuggling 70 cocaine capsules in his rectum at the Hosea Kutako International Airport.

The man was arrested in a police operation when he arrived at the Hosea Kutako International Airport, and was taken for a medical examination that recovered the 70 capsules from his rectum.

According to the police it intercepted the suspect in a joint operation with Brazil Federal Police through Interpol, which gave an alert of a drug mule travelling via Johannesburg from Sao Paolo, Brazil to Hosea Kutako International Airport, Windhoek.