Yemeni national Abd al Rahman Shamoun has landed himself in prison after he was caught trying to smuggle 12 kilograms (27 lbs) of sliced bacon hidden in his anal cavity.
The 53-year-old was nabbed by custom officers at the Hamad International Airport, in the Qatari capital when he was spotted by a specially trained police dog, looking for drugs or pork meat on passengers and in their luggage.
He appeared visibly nervous and sweaty, so the customs took him in a separate office for a more thorough search and investigation.
The search revealed 4 larges condoms hidden in his anal cavity, each containing more than 3 kilograms of bacon.
Due to Qatar’s strict laws regarding pork meat and other food that isn’t “permissible” or “allowed” in Islam, Mr. Shamoun faces some very serious criminal charges.
Accused of “possession of controlled substances”, “trafficking controlled substances” and “illegal importation of controlled substances”, he could now face the death penalty, with a minimum of 50 lashes and 15 years in prison.
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