2 Nigerians Smuggling 2.5kg of Cocaine in their Stomachs Arrested in Morocco

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Police services of Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport arrested, last Wednesday, two Nigerian passengers suspected of hiding cocaine capsules in their stomachs, Morocco national police say.

The suspects, who arrived on a flight from the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo and were bound for Conakry, were arrested after undergoing a CT scan that revealed the presence of drug capsules in their stomachs, the national police pointed out in a statement.

The Nigerian nationals, aged 32 and 36, were placed under medical supervision in the Ibn Rochd hospital of Casablanca, where 2.6kg-cocaine capsules were removed from their intestines, the statement noted.

They are remanded in custody pending the completion of the investigation.

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