At a Colombian airport, a pensioner was detained, who tried to transfer 17 kilograms of cocaine.
The woman said she had gathered in Madrid to reunite with her family. This was reported by the newspaper El Universo.
According to police, a retired woman who tried to transport drugs to Spain turned 81. She decided to transport cocaine, hiding it in the frame of her own wheelchair.
This is not the first case of an attempt by elderly people to transport drugs. This year alone, this detention is the third.
At the end of last year, a government campaign against drugs was organized in Colombia. According to services, from August 2018 to February 2019, 227 tons of cocaine were confiscated.