Hair-raising story of drug smuggler who stashed £27k of cocaine under his wig

COCAINE users are often caught our by traces of the drug found in hair samples.

But this  would-be   cocaine smuggler had more than a trace of Bolivian Marching Powder tucked under his wig. Border guards spotted the man acting suspiciously as he passed through border control at Barcelona's El Prat airport following an 11-hour flight from Bogota, Colombia. On closer examination,  they realised  his hairpiece  didn’t   look quite right and pulled him out of the queue for a thorough search. The man's toupee was removed during...
source: Daily Star

2019-07-16 17:03
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