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Brazilian man caught trying to smuggle kilo of cocaine in fake bum cheeks

The drug was sewn into a pair of swimming trunks (Picture: Policia Judiciaria)

A man was arrested at Lisbon Airport in Portugal after he was caught attempting to carry a kilo of cocaine off a plane in a pair of fake buttocks.

The 32-year-old man had arrived on a flight from Belém do Pará, in northern Brazil.

He had attempted to smuggle the drugs into the country by hiding them in the fake bum cheeks sewn inside ‘padded pants’ in his swimming shorts.

A second man, 40, was later arrested at Lisbon’s main train station, suspected of being the recipient of the drug.

Unknown to them, the men were being investigated by the National Anti-Narcotics… Read the full story

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