Mumbai, September 04: A Foreign woman has been detained for allegedly smuggling cocaine into India by concealing it in her stomach.
The woman has been identified as a Brazillian National named Pinto Karlaines who was arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on Wednesday. The woman came from Sao Paulo and has been accused of concealing 450 grams of cocaine in her stomach.
After being examined by doctors, it was found that the woman was carrying eight capsules of cocaine in her stomach which the doctors have flushed out.
As per NCB official, the lady is presently under medical observation right now and once she will be discharged from the hospital, she will be arrested.
NCB official also said that it is Pinto Karlaines ‘s third trip to India with drugs.