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Canadian woman hides drugs in fake pregnant belly

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 00:32

Sept. 12 - Colombian authorities arrest a Canadian woman for trying to smuggle two kilograms of cocaine hidden under a fake pregnant belly. Sophia Soo reports.

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Colombian authorities detained this woman - Ritchie Tabatha Leah - as she was trying to board a plane back to Toronto with 2 kilogrammes of cocaine hidden inside a fake baby bump. She told customs officials she was seven months pregnant but when an inspector examined the 28-year-old's belly and felt it was cold and hard - suspicions were aroused. If convicted of drug trafficking, Leah could face up to eight years in prison.

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Canadian woman hides drugs in fake pregnant belly

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 00:32