Two canadian women, which documented a lush cruise trip to Australia on Instagram may face life in prison after police learned that they were transporting 95 pounds of cocaine.
23-year-old Melina Roberge and 28-year-old Isabelle Lagas, and a third canadian, 63-year-old Andre Tamin, who also could face life in prison - were denied bail this week.
Three were charged with importing drugs commercial volume in the country, said the Australian Federal police in a statement.
The catch was a $30 million Police say the seizure of drugs was the largest that ever was imported to Australia via "the passenger flow." The role of the three arrested is yet to be determined, police said, and further arrests have not been ruled out.
In a statement, police said that Australian officers of the border troops found drugs on Board the vessel last weekend, when it docked in Sydney harbour. Authorities used dogs to inspect the passenger cabins on the ship. Approximately 95 kilograms of cocaine were discovered Packed in bags, he said. On Facebook, the Agency joked that the three "no room for clean Laundry or a spare toothbrush."
Two arrested women, apparently recorded most of his trip on Instagram. In social networks there are two pictures where girls drink from coconuts on the beach Tahiti in a bikini.
The latest pictures were posted to Instagram on Thursday last week from Tahiti, three days before the discovery of the drug. Women apparently also made a trip to Bermuda, Chile, Ecuador and Colombia, according to social media posts.
Three citizens were detained at present in Sydney. Trials involving drug trafficking on a commercial scale typically takes 12 to 18 months.
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