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Smugglers caught hiding cocaine inside frozen fish

12 May 2016, 17:29

Abuja - Two men have been arrested on a charge of drug trafficking after it was discovered that they had hidden cocaine inside parcels of frozen fish.

According to a World Wide Weird News, Homeland Security agents in New York arrested Triston Daniels and Troy Gonsalves, after it was found that they had shipped frozen fish, laden with cocaine, from Suriname to the Miami International Airport in Florida.

Also read: NDLEA arrests man with drugs in his boxers

The frozen fish was seized earlier this month when it entered the country, following which it was sliced open to reveal that 30 pounds of cocaine had been wrapped and plastic and inserted. The stash is believed to be worth an estimated $600,000.

The UK Mirror has revealed that both men have been charged with drug trafficking and have been granted bail in the amount of $150,000 each for their crime.

Read more at World Wide Weird News

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