Woman Nabbed at Airport with Bags of Cocaine in Hair

Police said a woman tried to board a flight with a suspiciously large hairdo that allegedly housed almost a pound of cocaine

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    A 25-year-old woman was arrested at the Dubai airport when cops discovered almost a pound of cocaine taped into her hairstyle.

    Her suspiciously heavy hairstyle was the cops' first big clue.

    A 25-year-old woman was arrested trying to board a plane at the Dubai airport when inspectors noticed a suspicious bulge in her hair, Emirates 24/7 reported.

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    The woman said it was just a special glue to attach her extensions — but inspectors weren't buying it.

    Ten bags of cocaine containing a total of 360 grams — or close to a pound — of cocaine were found taped inside her curls, a counter-narcotics official told reporters.

    According to the official, the woman — who was coming from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and heading to Nairobi, Kenya — said a South African friend in Buenos Aires was paying her to smuggle the drugs to a man in Johannesburg.

    The official said the woman had been referred to Dubai authorities.