Lesedi Molapisi, Botswana woman to be executed for smuggling heroin to Bangladesh – Thelocalreport.in


A 30-year-old woman was arrested at Dhaka international airport on charges of drug smuggling to Bangladesh and is set to be executed on Friday. The news about this incident was covered by many local media portals and has thus made multiple headlines on global media portals.

The defendant has been identified as Lesedi Molapisi, 30 years old. The accused woman is a native of Ramotswa in Botswana. Lesedi was reportedly arrested by officials after she arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka. Reports have further indicated that she arrived in Bangladesh on a Qatar Airways flight from South Africa that had a layover in Doha. She was detained at the customs department and her officials seized around 3 kg of heroin from her. She was found with a large amount of drugs and was arrested by the Bangladeshi authorities in no time.

Lesedi Molapisi, Botswana woman about to be executed

The Bangladeshi authorities stated that they had information that a large amount of cocaine is being smuggled into their country and therefore they were quite active in the area of ​​immigration. Although it was the narcotics department that confirmed that the seized drug is heroin, not cocaine.

Bangladesh has very strict laws against drug related crimes. The death penalty is given to the person who is held with drugs in the country. Bangladeshi law mandates the death penalty for anyone found guilty of…


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