On 15th April at 1800 hrs the PSP Police Division Loures (under the overall command of the PSP Lisbon Metropolitan District, arrested a 37 year old, for trafficking in narcotics.

The PSP based on information that had been collected, located the suspect thought to be carrying “cocaine” inside his body and who was preparing to leave by air to another European country.

After his interception in Loures area, the suspect was transported to a hospital unit where an examination established that he was carrying 17 suspect packages inside his body which were “expelled”. This corresponded to about 2,000 individual doses of cocaine.

The detainee, who has criminal records for the same type of crime, was presented at the Judicial Court of Loures, to 1. º Judicial Interrogation and implementation to be remanded in custody.