A 29-year-old Canadian man has been charged after arriving at Aberdeen International Airport in the U.K. with nearly half a million worth of cannabis stashed in his luggage.
The man was detained in December after he told U.K. Border Agency officials that he had plans to visit his sister in Slough, more than 800 kilometres away, reports BBC.
Last week, while appearing in the High Court in Edinburgh, the man admitted to being involved in the supply of cannabis. He is due for sentencing next month.
The court heard that the man, who had arrived from Amsterdam, was stopped and questioned by border officials who wanted to know his reason for coming to the U.K. When asked about his two suitcases, the man said they contained clothes belonging to himself and his sister.
When officials moved to search the parcels, which were padlocked, the man said the
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