Airport screening officer at Suvarnabhumi airport, Bangkok

Brazilian woman who swallowed cocaine nabbed at airport

A Brazilian woman was arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport after an X-ray found 60 packets of cocaine inside her stomach on Wednesday.

Jozezelly Mendes Wanzeler, 35, a Brazilian national, was taken for interrogation by customs officials and drug suppression officers on suspicion of smuggling. The tourist was later asked to undergo an airport X-ray scan, which revealed numerous round objects in her stomach.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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