Couple arrested with 12kgs of cocaine at Faro Airport

PJ police have announced the arrest of a couple who arrived at Faro Airport today in possession of over 12 kilos of cocaine.

The couple, aged 36 and 37, landed at the airport on a flight that departed from Brazil. They were detained after a search carried out by the customs services at the airport detected the drugs, along with EU cash and “other objects” related to drug trafficking, the police force says.

The couple have already been heard in court and are being held in preventive custody.

Portugal Resident