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Colombia: How Two women busted for smuggling cocaine hidden in hair extensions

Colombia: How Two women busted for smuggling cocaine hidden in hair extensions

Two Colombian women were arrested Thursday for attempting to smuggle cocaine in their hair extensions, according to the Colombian Ministry of Defense.

The ladies, who used the extensions to create elaborate, poofy hairstyles, were apprehended at two separate airports in the South American country, according to the agency.

Colombia: How Two women busted for smuggling cocaine hidden in hair extensions

They were on their way to Madrid, Spain, when a body scan revealed foreign objects in their hair, according to Col. Carlos Alberto Potes.

Images show the drugs were hidden in small, round black tubes and strapped to the suspects’ scalps beneath the extensions.

Colombia: How Two women busted for smuggling cocaine hidden in hair extensions

Authorities in Colombia proudly displayed the contraband they recovered alongside the hair extensions and the suspects in a series of images.

In all, about 2 kilos of the powdery white drug were recovered.

source:summarybio.com