Police charge Nigerian suspected of smuggling cocaine into Slovakia

Slovakia’s police have pressed charges against 34 year-old Raymond O. from Nigeria who was found to be transporting cocaine in plastic packages in his stomach after he was detained by customs police at the Bratislava Airport on June 9, the SITA newswire reported.

Slovakia’s police have pressed charges against 34 year-old Raymond O. from Nigeria who was found to be transporting cocaine in plastic packages in his stomach after he was detained by customs police at the Bratislava Airport on June 9, the SITA newswire reported.

The accused may face a prison sentence of twenty years to life for the extremely serious crime of unlawful production of drugs and psychotropic substances, poisons and precursors, and their holding and trafficking, said Tatiana Kurucová of the Bratislava Regional Police to SITA on June 11.

The Nigerian citizen has a permanent residency permit in Slovakia. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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