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World Young British couple could face death penalty for 'trying to smuggle heroin worth £2MILLION out of Pakistan hidden in women's clothing'

19:45  21 september  2019
19:45  21 september  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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penalty for ' trying to smuggle heroin worth £ 2 MILLION out of Pakistan hidden in women ' s A British couple could face the death penalty after allegedly attempting to smuggle £ 2 m worth into The couple were trying to travel to UK via Dubai through international airline Emirates Airline's flight

A BRIT couple could face the death penalty after attempting to smuggle £ 2 m worth out of British couple Mohammed Tahir Nahim Ayaz and Ikra Hussain could face the death The Airport Security Force (ASF) allegedly found 25 kilograms of fine quality heroin hidden in women ' s clothing inside

A British couple could face the death penalty after allegedly attempting to smuggle £2m ($AU3.69 million) worth of drugs into the UK.

a group of people standing around a bag of luggage: Mohammed Tahir Ayaz, 26, and his wife Ikra Hussain, 20, of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire have been named by Pakistani authorities after their arrest at an airport on suspicion of smuggling £2 million of heroin© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Mohammed Tahir Ayaz, 26, and his wife Ikra Hussain, 20, of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire have been named by Pakistani authorities after their arrest at an airport on suspicion of smuggling £2 million of heroin Mohammed Tahir Ayaz, 26, and his wife Ikra Hussain, 20, of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire have been named by Pakistani authorities after their arrest at an airport.

The couple were planning to fly from Sialkot airport in Pakistan via Dubai to the United Kingdom.

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A British couple could face the death penalty over claims they attempted to smuggle £ 2 ,000,000 worth of heroin out of Pakistan . The Airport Security Force (ASF) allegedly found over 24 kilograms of fine quality heroin in their luggage. British couple Mohammed Tahir Nahim Ayaz and Ikra Hussain

A BRIT couple could face the death penalty after attempting to smuggle £ 2 m worth out of Pakistan The Airport Security Force (ASF) allegedly found 25 kilograms of fine quality heroin hidden in The couple allegedly told the ASF officials that they were trying to smuggle the stash to the UK

They were arrested as they attempted to board the Emirates Airlines flight on Thursday.

The couple were arrested at Sialkot International Airport. They were due to fly back to the UK via Dubai when they were arrested by Pakistani security forces© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The couple were arrested at Sialkot International Airport. They were due to fly back to the UK via Dubai when they were arrested by Pakistani security forces

Airport police found an estimated 25 kilograms of 'fine quality heroin' hidden in female clothes. The drugs were split in different packets and divided across a number of garments.

Officials removed the bags containing the drugs and placed them into a blue carrier bag for weighing.

a group of people in a swimming pool: The drugs were described by Pakistani authorities as 'fine quality heroin'© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The drugs were described by Pakistani authorities as 'fine quality heroin' The couple allegedly told local security officials they were planning on smuggling the drugs from Pakistan to the UK.

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A pregnant British woman could face the death penalty in Pakistan after she was caught trying to smuggle heroin worth £ 3. 2 million . Khadija Shah, 25, was attempting to return to Birmingham with her two children when she was arrested by police officers who uncovered 140lb of the drug concealed

A pregnant British woman could face the death penalty in Pakistan after she was caught trying to smuggle heroin worth £ 3. 2 million . Khadija Shah, 25, was attempting to return to Birmingham with her two children when she was arrested

Officials handed the couple over to the Anti Narcotics Force who are leading the investigation.

a close up of text on a white background: The couple were arrested on Thursday when they attempted to board a flight to Dubai© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The couple were arrested on Thursday when they attempted to board a flight to Dubai The couple are facing the death penalty or life imprisonment if convicted of smuggling.

A Foreign Office spokesperson said: 'We are urgently seeking more information from the Pakistani authorities following reported arrests of a British couple.'

a close up of a piece of paper: Almost 25kg of heroin were allegedly found in the couple's luggage by Pakistani authorities© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Almost 25kg of heroin were allegedly found in the couple's luggage by Pakistani authorities

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