(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency) MEXICO CITY Rabi'I 07 1437 December 18 2015 SPA -- Mexican police say they've detained a Mexico City airport employee who allegedly tried to smuggle 569 pounds (258 kilograms) of cocaine out of the terminal AP reported.
Federal prosecutors say the ground-operations employee was driving an official pickup truck on the apron of the airport's baggage area.
The man tried to drive out of an area where baggage was offloaded from flights originating in Central and South America.
Video monitoring alerted airport officials and federal police stopped the man with five suitcases containing cocaine.
Prosecutors said Friday the bags had no identifying tags.
The man was arrested and taken to a federal prison pending possible charges.
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