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Woman with cocaine in breast implants arrested in Colombia

23 June 2015, 08:32

Bogota - Colombia police said on Monday that a Honduran woman, carrying 1.5 kg of liquid cocaine in her breast implants, was arrested at the Colombian airport in Bogota.

Airport police, Colonel Diego Rosero-Paola, said 22 year-old Deyanira Sabillon, was attempting to travel to Spain, when her apparent nervousness aroused suspicion in the security line.

He said X-rays revealed a recent surgery on Sabillon's breasts.

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Rosero-Paola said during interrogation she confessed that an unknown substance had been implanted in her breast which she was meant to take to Barcelona.

The officer said a preliminary investigation showed that the surgery took place at a clandestine clinic, in the city of Pereira, in western Colombia.

Rosero-Paola sad the implants were removed at a Bogota hospital where Sabillon was also being treated for an infection.

Colombia was a known long a hub for drug production and trafficking. 



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