81-year-old woman tried to smuggle 5kg of heroin into Canada

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 81-year-old woman tried to smuggle 5 kg of heroin into Canada

An 81-year-old Danish citizen was detained in Warsaw, who tried to smuggle 5 kilograms of heroin with her.

It is reported that the woman was heading from Africa to Canada. She was detained at the Warsaw airport. The confiscated consignment of drugs is estimated at more than $515,000.

The detainee tried to hide the drugs under the false bottom of the suitcase. The woman herself claims that the suitcase was handed over to her by family members. She thought it contained gifts for relatives in Canada.

Under Polish law, she faces up to 15 years in prison for illegal drug possession.

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