A foreign citizen has been detained at Lisbon airport in possession of a “high quantity of cocaine”, which, equivalent to about 30,000 individual doses.

According to the National Anti-Narcotics Trafficking Unit (UNCTE) of the Judicial Police (PJ), the drug was concealed in the luggage and the 35-year-old passenger who was detained during the regular check on passengers arriving from countries considered to be at risk of drug trafficking and entry into Europe.

Police also reported that cocaine was transported from a Latin American country (which it did not specify) to Humberto Delgado airport in Lisbon. The defendant was remanded in custody..