Brazilian who swallowed 1.3kg cocaine arrested at airport

An x-ray film shows heroin inside the stomach of Paulo Nascimento (Narcotics Suppression Bureau photos)

A Brazillian has been arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport after trying to smuggle more than one kilogrammes of heroin inside his stomach.

Paulo Nascimento is taken to release the heroin at Suvarnabhumi airport on Wednesday.

Police and customs authorities detained Paulo Nascimento on Wednesday night and took him for an x-ray after the 27-year-old collected his luggage from the conveyor belt at the airport.

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