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Fake missionary betrayed by lack of Bible

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Fake missionary betrayed by lack of Bible
11:09 CEST+02:00

A drug smuggler disguised as a missionary has been caught by Swiss airport authorities who asked to see his Bible.

 

The man, a 37-year-old Romanian dressed in black and posing as a religious missionary, was on his way to Brussels, Belgium when police stopped him for a check at Zurich airport.

The man was betrayed by the fact that he did not carry a Bible, something customs officers said a real member of a religious group would do, said a report on the Corriere del Ticino and 20 Minuten newspapers. When asked to show the book to police officers, he kept silent, raising suspicion, the reports say.

Stomach X-rays later showed the man was trying to smuggle about 500 grams of cocaine in plastic containers he had previously swallowed, the papers said.

 

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