Border control agents at the Calgary airport seized about 1,350 grams of heroin found with a traveller on Nov. 22, the Canada Border Services Agency says.


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Border management brokers on the Calgary airport seized about 1,350 grams of heroin discovered with a traveller on Nov. 22, the Canada Border Companies Company says.

Border officers on the airport in Calgary seized roughly 13,500 single doses of heroin from a lady who had swallowed pellets and was hiding extra of the drug in her baggage, officers say.

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The girl, a international nationwide, arrived in Calgary on Nov. 22 and was stopped for a search by members of the Canada Border Companies Company (CBSA), stated a information launch on Wednesday.

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CBSA officers decided the girl had ingested quite a few pellets and had hid extra heroin in her suitcase, totalling about 1,350 grams.

The RCMP’s Federal Severe and Organized Crime Staff took over the investigation and charged Mariam Salehe, 38, with importation of a managed substance and possession for the aim of trafficking.

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She was taken into custody and can seem in provincial court docket on Friday.

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