Russian woman arrested in Thailand for smuggling cocaine from Brazil

The Suvarnabhumi International Airport

In Bangkok arrested arrived from Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Russian for importing 600 grams of cocaine. About it RIA Novosti said head of the consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Thailand Vladimir Sosnov.

According to him, a woman born in 1985 was arrested at Suvarnabhumi international airport on January 17. In its stomach was found more than 10 small rubber containers with a drug. Monday, January 23, the court chose the measure of restraint in form of detention.

As explained by a retired Thai police officer, during such transportation the only way of detection is x-ray or ultrasound examination and it is conducted only by solid suspicion.

“Most likely, this woman was a secret message or information through international cooperation in the fight against drug trafficking,” — said the Agency interlocutor. He added that sometimes drug dealers themselves are “renting” their couriers with small quantities, to divert the attention of law enforcement officers from more large shipments of narcotics to the same flight.

The Thai law she could face a long prison term up to life.