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Two Brazilians arrested at Athens Airport for cocaine smuggling

They had swallowed over 2 kg

Greek police arrested a Brazilian couple for attempting to smuggle 2,240 grams of cocaine through the ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’ Athens International Airport. The 24-year-old man and his 27-year-old female co-traveler, who landed in Athens from a Zurich flight, were caught after Greek authorities discovered they had hidden the drugs in 212 plastic bags, which they had swallowed. Following investigations, it was found the two suspects were part of large drug trafficking ring smuggling cocaine into Greece from countries south American countries. Police lead the two suspects before the Athens Misdemeanours Prosecutor, who in turn referred them to a regular investigative magistrate.