South African arrested at Athens International Airport with six kilos of heroin

A 34-year-old woman from South Africa was arrested at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” by drugs squad police and charged with drug trafficking.

The woman, who had arrived in Greece from South Africa via Abu Dhabi, had hidden six kilos and 92 grams of heroin divided in 15 makeshift packages that were hidden in shoe insoles.

In her possession police found and confiscated 400 euros cash and two cellphones. The suspect was sent before an Athens prosecutor.