Drug smuggler hid 2 kilograms of cocaine in 80 condoms, Dubai court hears
Man was arrested after search by customs inspectors at Dubai International Airport
A drug smuggler was caught out by customs officials in Dubai in possession of more than 2 kilograms of cocaine stashed inside dozens of condoms, a court heard.
The man, 49, from Peru, was making a stop off at Dubai International Airport on his way to Egypt when the discovery was made on February 10.
Inspectors found 80 condoms filled with the drug during a search and the man was arrested.
Forensic experts at Dubai Police confirmed the condoms contained 2.3 kilograms of cocaine.
The accused denied a charge of smuggling drugs in order to distribute when he appeared before Dubai Criminal Court on Monday.
The case was adjourned until April 22.
Updated: April 15, 2019 03:53 PM