Oct 7, 2011

Police Arrest Man with 4 kg Hashish on Body

Brazil News

| CURITIBA, Brazil – Federal Police arrested, this Friday, a 27-year-old man from Vilha Velho, Espirito Santo, and charged him with international drug trafficking. He was caught trying to board a flight at the international airport in the city with more than 4 kg of narcotics under his pants. Police say he was bound for Sao Paulo.

Man with 4.57 kg Hashish Hidden on Body

The officers found 4.47 kilograms of hashish stuck to the mans lower limbs, packaged and ready for distribution. After questioning, the man was indicted and could face penalties ranging from five to 15 years in prison with a fine. There is a possibility of a sentence enhancement due to the international nature of the crime.

The drugs were taken to the police evidence locker where they will remain until a court order for its destruction.

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