Surinamese woman caught in Barbados trying to smuggle drugs hidden in private parts
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – A 32-year-old Surinamese woman is facing the court in Barbados after being caught trying to smuggle cannabis and cocaine into the island – some of which he hid in her private parts.
Nadhira Gautamie Echteld has been slapped with eight charges – possession of two kilos of cannabis, possession of one kilo of cocaine, possession of cannabis with intent to supply, possession of cocaine with intent to supply, trafficking cannabis, trafficking cocaine, importation of cannabis and importation of cocaine.
She arrived at the Grantley Adamas International Airport on Sunday, and when her luggage was searched by Customs officers, two packages of cannabis were found.
Echteld was taken to the hospital where a package of cocaine was retrieved from her vagina. She subsequently passed out 22 packages of cocaine that she had ingested.
The Surinamese woman appeared in court yesterday and was remanded to prison.
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