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Russia surgeon 'stole heroin from drug mule's stomach'

13 August 2013 Last updated at 22:38 BST

Russian police have arrested a surgeon suspected of stealing heroin he removed from the stomach of a drug courier in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia.

Officers who checked drug containers removed from the courier believed one was missing and carried out a search.

Five grams were found in the clothing of the surgeon, according to police.

Jonathan Wells reports.