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Nigerian woman held for carrying drugs

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

A Nigerian woman was arrested by sleuths of the (NCB) from the city airport following seizure of banned drugs from her possession, an of the agency said today.

(30) was arrested by (eastern region) sleuths following a seizure of 20 blots of LSD from her bag after she landed in a flight from at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here last night, he said.

After the LSD was seized, 12 gm of cocaine was taken out by the woman from her private parts, he said.

On grilling the Nigerian revealed that more contraband was concealed inside her body and she was unable to take out the same on her own.

"We took her to a nearby super speciality hospital where examination of her lower abdomen showed some concealment in her uterus and the same can be detected only through trans-vaginal USG," he said.

The woman was admitted to a hospital for further medical examination, the said adding that a probe into the matter had been initiated.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 11:30 IST