Woman held at Mumbai airport for smuggling tortoises
Airport authorities detain Chinese national after discovering 385 live tortoises in her possession at Mumbai
The woman passenger, a Chinese tourist, was scheduled to take a Cathay Pacific flight from Mumbai to Hong Kong.
The Chinese national said that the bag with 385 tortoises was handed over to her by a friend and she was unaware of what was inside the bag.
The detained tourist was travelling with three handbags and three registered bags, said sources.