SEF arrests two persons for international drug trafficking at Lisbon airport.

The Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) intercepted on 24th and 25th August at Lisbon Airport, two persons  involved in international drug trafficking.

In the first case, the arrested individual aged 20 years, who had as Madrid destination, came from a flight from Brazil. He admitted upon arrest to carrying drugs in the hold baggage that would be distributed in Spain, indicating not know how much of it, but only that it would involve cocaine. In conjunction with the Tax Authority and Customs (ATA) he confirmed the existence of alleged narcotic product, it is estimated that the weight thereof is about 18 Kg, including the weight of the bag itself.

On 25th August SEF intercepted another foreign national, aged 26, from Brazil en-route to Madrid. The passenger admitted he carried close to the body a few kilograms of narcotic substances.

Both individuals were handed over to the competent authorities for further proceedings


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