MADRID: A Bolivian national was arrested by Spanish police after trying to smuggle cocaine in bandages wrapped around his legs.
“A Bolivian drugs mule was busted trying to smuggle $360,000 worth of cocaine into Spain inside bandages he wrapped around his legs,” Spanish police said.
Police were tipped off about the Bolivian national who arrived on a flight from Sao Paulo and had wrapped the large haul of narcotics inside bandages taped to his body. Officials found 7.7 pounds of cocaine and the man was charged with trafficking. The man was caught at Madrid-Barajas Airport after a lengthy cat-and-mouse chase by the officers.