Authorities arrest Venezuelan national at NAIA

(photo by DZRH Sherwin Bata Alfaro)

A 39 year old Venezuelan national was arrested at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport for allegedly trying to smuggle illegal drugs.

The suspect, identified as Andres Rodriguez arrived in the country last week from Abu Dhabi.

Rodriguez is considered a drug mule and authorities were able to confiscate 92 pellets of cocaine inside his intestines.

The modus of the said drug mule is to swallow pellets of drugs while travelling and as soon as they arrive from their destination, they will excrete them out.

This is the third time that the said suspect was able to smuggled drugs from Abu Dhabi.

Authorities continue to investigate the said crime.  (with DZRH Sherwin Bata Alfaro)


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