U.S. wo­man held in Philip­pines for try­ing to smug­gle new­born

Fiji Sun - - Asia News -

Manila: Philip­pine im­mi­gra­tion of­fi­cials held an Amer­i­can wo­man on Wed­nes­day for try­ing to smug­gle out a six-day-old male baby in­side her “oversized” carry-on luggage at Manila’s Ni­noy Aquino In­ter­na­tional Air­port.

Melvin Mab­u­lac, the deputy spokesper­son of the Philip­pine Bureau of Im­mi­gra­tion (BI), said the 43-year-old Amer­i­can Jen­nifer Talbot was about to board a flight to the United States when she was caught around 6.20am on Wed­nes­day by air­port of­fi­cers dur­ing se­cu­rity checks.

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