Silava: The Chechens made me do it

  • 1999-02-25
  • Daniel Silva
RIGA Ñ Members of the Chechen mafia threatened to cut off the head of Daira Silava, president of the Latvian Models Association, if she did not smuggle a package of cocaine to Riga, according to Silava's lawyer Ligita Zorgevica. Silava was charged with drug smuggling on Jan. 30 after police at Riga International Airport, acting on a tip, found close to two kilos of cocaine in her possession. The cocaine was packed in three plastic bags, smeared with coffee to confuse police dogs and attached to Silava's stomach by adhesive tape.The Models Association president was returning to Riga, via New...
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