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Venezuelan arrested at Entebbe for drug trafficking

Aviation police at Entebbe airport has arrested a 24-year-old Venezuelan national for alleged possession of narcotic drugs.

Rodriguez Fagundez Albelys Doralys, was arrested this week on Monday upon arrival at Entebbe aboard Ethiopian Airline flight no ET 507.

Rodriguez Fagundez Albelys Doralys (L) being led away by police after the arrest

According to police, Doralys had initially booked to travel from Brazil to Addis Ababa through Nairobi on June 17, 2018 but suddenly changed her routing to Entebbe. Armed with intelligence information that Doralys was in possession of drugs, she was identified by Aviation police and Uganda Revenue Authority customs officials on arrival.

Her bags were searched but no drugs were found. However, after being subjected to a body scan, it was discovered that she had swallowed over 114 pellets (1660 grams) of suspected cocaine.

Upon questioning, she told police that she left Venezuela and went to Sao Paulo in Brazil and started working in Gavion supermarket. According to her, on June 15, 2018 she was approached by a man only known to her as Antonio who promised to get her a better paying job.

The pellets that Doralys allegedly swallowed 

Antonio reportedly took her to a house located in ‘Villa Yolanda’ in Sao Paulo and forced her to swallow the pellets. According to her narrative, she was then escorted to the airport where she boarded a plane to Addis Ababa.

She was supposed to go to Alcom hotel in Kibuli, Uganda where somebody she did not know by face or name was to receive her. If successful, she was to be paid $2,000 (about Shs 7.7 million). Police has since preferred charges of unlawful possession of narcotic drugs and trafficking in narcotic drugs vide Case Reference AVPOL CRB 142/2018.


+4 #1 Mubiru 2018-06-23 17:33
Uganda is the drugs and narcotic easiest route used by drugs barons of the world because they know that even if they are arrested in a fan-fare of publicity nothing happens to you later.

Venezuela is thousands of miles away and yet drug couriers find Uganda "very near" for their trade. You just follow the woman's story to prove me accurate.

She is not the first one to detained and let her go freely and won't be the last to receive a VIP treatment. Bribery like Museveni's weevils in police has dangerously infected all institutions that such arrests are only meant to dupe the world of funds providers that "law and order exists" which encourages them to flood Ugandans with billions of dollars ending in the pockets of the professional thieves.

I really can't understand why their ambassadors are so blind to plight of the suffering Ugandans unless they share in the loot.
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+1 #2 Akot 2018-06-23 18:14
Well well, I am demned: this does not look like arrest, the suspect is not handcuffed & the police officer is not in uniform!

The reason USA is in chaos with migration is because of violence caused by drugs in South/Central American that is sending mothers & under aged looking for 'life' in USA!

Without good governance in South/Central America, USA will never have peace while violence will continue driving migrants to USA!

Yet, instead of the world blaming South/Central America leadership, they are blaming D.Trump!

Nigerians use Uganda as passgate for drugs too!

But of course as long as there is market for drugs, smugglers will find safer ways to reach consumers!

As long as there is no good governance, drugs & migration will continue to be the main world problem!

Yet, would there be drug problem if there was no MARKET?
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+2 #3 Jama 2018-06-23 19:07
If this police was dynamic,they could have followed the process up to the attestation of the anonymous individual who was supposed to receive the drugs at the hotel in kibuli.

It seems this lucrative business has been going on for a long time, with the involvement some top security officers.

The information which led to the arrest of this lady could have been hinted by a foreign service from somwere.
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+2 #4 Empayippayi 2018-06-24 17:45
The drug peddler and the police woman are walking leisurely hand in hand as if they are old friends meeting each other after a long time.

Wouldn't any international crook simply love the Ugandan police!
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0 #5 Akot 2018-06-24 19:04
Mubiru, thanks, but,

It's up to Ugandans to stand up for their right face to Museveni's misrule! Until then, the country will be paradise for foreigners-ambassadors who will continue to ignore Ugandans' miseries, while they live in the most peaceful country in today world where people rise up to bring change & demand services!

Museveni has what he dreamed of & will NEVER let go unless thrown out in UNITY, a word Ugandans don't want to embrace, yet is their only way out!
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0 #6 Mubiru 2018-06-25 16:42
Hi Akot, there are very few Ugandans, prepared "to stand up for their right to face to Museveni's misrule" to use your exact words.

They very good at mourning for ever ,blaming others for ages for having brought Museveni, Amin, Obote etc without suggesting any solution. When a professional doctor locates the disease (diagnosis) he finds the medicine to cure it without wasting time mourning about the cause of the disease.

Again when timid Ugandans see what happens to brave people like Nambozi, they just continue to bury their heads in the sand and complain in silence about Museveni,s misrule. Museveni was brave enough to go the bush to dislodge government.

Unfortunately there are no longer bushes in Buganda to start a war since all of them (read land) have been grabbed by the self styled "freedom fighters".
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0 #7 Lakwena 2018-06-27 10:15
What a piece of sh**, for a 24-year girl to risk life for a paltry U$.2,000!

At this rate, it is high time we traced what life is all about, and go back to monastic lifestyle: for a peace of mind and health, keep it simple and humble.

In other words, God made very many poor people (Fiddler on the Roof).
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