Court of Praia decrees pre-trial detention for woman arrested with drugs at the airport

Praia, May 30 (Inforpress) – The Court of the District of Praia has ordered a pre-trial detention to a 33-year-old woman, arreted with 1.4 kg of cocaine at Praia’s international airport, the Judicial Police (PJ) reported.

According to a communiqué from the scientific police, it was detained through the Central Section for the Investigation of Traffic in Narcotic Drugs (SCITE) – Airport Brigade – in the context of preventing and combating illicit trafficking by air, on Monday, in flagrante delicto.

The woman, who was traveling on a flight from Brazil, carried in the bag “one thousand, four hundred and forty grams (1.440grs / 1.4 kg.) of cocaine, in “high purity”.

The detainee was present this Wednesday to the Court of the District of Praia, for the purpose of the first interrogation of defendant detained and application of personal coercion measures, and the pre-trial detention was applied.



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