Couple Carrying 20kg of Cocaine was Detained at Galeão Airport in Rio

Drugs were concealed in double bottoms and bottles of shampoo and creams. The child who was with the couple was referred to the Guardianship Council.

By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A couple was detained Friday night at Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, trying to board to Belgium carrying 20 kilos of cocaine.

The drugs were hidden in double bottoms and bottles of shampoo and creams, reports G1 on its online newsfeed.

Federal Police agents found the drugs during a routine inspection of the luggage through x-ray equipment. Three suspicious suitcases led to a search for the owners, who were scheduled to fly to Brussels.

The couple was located and followed the successful luggage check. The man and . . .

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