‘Unwell’ Asian has 80 heroin capsules in stomach

An Asian man is on trial in Abu Dhabi on charges of trying to smuggle 80 heroin capsules inside his stomach.

Customs men at Abu Dhabi airport seized the man after noticing he was not walking properly and looked not well.

Imaging at hospital revealed the drugs hidden inside his stomach and all the capsules were recovered after he was given laxatives.

A criminal court in the capital set Oct 13 to sentence the defendant.