A Colombian drug mule took 24 hours to shit out 79 wraps of cocaine after being arrested at Manila airport.
Alberto Pedraza Quijano, who arrived on a flight from Dubai on Sunday (November 12), had earlier swallowed condom-wrapped pellets containing medicine value practically 9 million pesos and weighing greater than a kilogram.
He was arrested by a workforce composed of members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Bureau of Customs (BoC), Bureau of Immigration (BI), Philippine National Police (PNP), Aviation Security Group (Avsegroup), airport safety, and National Bureau of Investigation (NBI).
Local officers had been knowledgeable of the try to smuggle cocaine by the intelligence report from the US Homeland Security, which carried out an investigation.
Immigration chief Jaime Morente mentioned Quijano appeared “ill at ease” and was performing suspiciously after arriving at NAIA Terminal Three.
The 67-year-old was making an attempt to enter the boys’s bathroom on the customs space when he was nabbed.
Colombian drug mule “well dressed”
It is believed he was practically missed as he was described as “well dressed” and was carrying the official ID of an unnamed “foundation”.
After an X-ray at Pasay General Hospital confirmed that he had swallowed the pellets, he was set to work defecate them.
Officials say it was Quijano’s third journey to the Philippines. It is suspected he had been smuggling medicine throughout earlier visits. It can be believed he has beforehand been jailed within the US for drug offences.
Investigations are persevering with to decide whether or not he’s half of a world syndicate.
Authorities are conducting an investigation to determine Quijano’s contact within the Philippines who solely will get in contact with him upon his arrival on the airport to give him directions. His communications devices have been seized by investigators.
He now faces charges below the Dangerous Drugs Act.