Regina Leader-Post

Cocaine found in man’s stomach


MEXICO CITY — Mexican authoritie­s say they have detained a man at Mexico City’s airport who carried 52 capsules of cocaine in his stomach.

According to a statement from the National Security Commission, the man arrived on a flight from Lima, Peru, on Tuesday and was acting nervously at baggage claim.

When interviewe­d, he complained of abdominal pain and admitted to ingesting the latex capsules.

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