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Czech model Tereza Hluskova, 22, breaks down as she’s jailed in Pakistan for trying to smuggle $1.5million of heroin into Ireland

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Model breaks down as she’s jailed in Pakistan for trying to smuggle $1.45million of heroin into Ireland in January 29018
Tereza Hluskova was sentenced to eight years and eight months after she was convicted of drug trafficking last week
Hluskova, 22, made news when she was photographed smiling with Pakistani customs officers after her arrest at Lahore airport
The model is said to have met a man in Manchester, UK who set up a fake photo studio in Lahore
He told Hluskova to visit Pakistan for modelling to promote products of a leading fashion brand, on the promise of handsome payment
She went to Pakistan and resided in Gujranwala for a few days before coming to Lahore airport to fly with the heroin bag given to her
Two men arrested after cops went through her phone contacts also face trafficking charges

     Tereza Hluskova [second left] made news when she was photographed smiling with Pakistani customs officers after her arrest at Lahore airport in Jan 2018

Tereza Hluskova is said to have met a man in Manchester who set up a fake photo studio in Lahore.
broke down in tears today as she was jailed in Pakistan for trying to smuggle $1.45million of heroin into Ireland.
Tereza Hluskova, 22, was sentenced to eight years and eight months after she was convicted of drug trafficking last week.

Model Tereza Hluskova, 22, bursts into tears at Lahore airport, Pakistan after she was court smuggling ​8kgs of heroin

Tereza Hluskova weeps after a court in Lahore sentenced her to more than eight years in prison today

She was found guilty of trafficking heroin worth £1.1million

About 8.5kg of heroin was discovered inside statues in her luggage as she prepared to board a flight from Lahore to Dubai en route to Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
Hluskova, a Czech national, claims she was there on a modelling assignment and did not know there were drugs in her suitcase.
Video of her arrest in January last year showed a customs official “discovering” the drugs in the luggage while Hluskova looked on.

She was seen putting her head in her hands, and later told the camera: “They gave me something for luggage, three statues or something.
“They said it was gifts. I didn’t know there was something inside.”
Authorities allege Hluskova had met a Pakistani man in Manchester, who had set up a fake photography studio.

Before the hammer dropped Tereza Hluskova, is seen smiling her way into court in Lahore, Pakistan to face charges of smuggling  heroin

A customs spokesman told local media: “Once he told Hluskova to visit Pakistan for modelling to promote products of a leading fashion brand, she accepted the offer on the promise of handsome payment.
“She came to Pakistan and resided in Gujranwala for a few days before coming to Lahore airport to fly with the heroin bag given to her.
”Two men were arrested after cops went through her phone contacts and also face trafficking charges, according to reports.

Eight-and-a-half kilos were discovered in her luggage

Tereza’s story gained international attention when she was pictured smiling and posing for photos with police after she was arrested at the airport.
But her trial was repeatedly delayed and in December she sobbed in court as she was told she faced a further delay.

She has been on bail for the last year but unable to leave the country.
After her sentencing today, lawyer Sardar Asghar Dogar said she would appeal.
Tereza could have faced the death penalty if the amount of drugs was over 10kg.

Tereza Hluskova is a model originally from the Czech Republic

Tereza said she was in Pakistan on a modelling assignment

Authorities say she was paid as a mule to smuggle heroin to Ireland

In a bizarre development in November, a Bulgarian man was jailed for three years and four months in the Czech Republic after threatening terror attacks in Pakistan unless Hluskova was released.
Nikolai Simeonov Ivanov, 21, was found guilty of sending threats by email and text message to a television channel and news website in Pakistan.
He told his trial: “I did not think that anyone would take my messages seriously, especially since I included my telephone number and email address.”

The model is alleged to have met a Pakistani man in Manchester who set up a fake photo studio

Model Tereza Hluskova started weeping after she was charged with smuggling heroin – Eight-and-a-half kilos were discovered in her luggage

Model Tereza Hluskova, 22, bursts into tears in Pakistani court after being convicted for smuggling ​8.5kgs of heroin, 15 months after she was arrested. The model has been on bail in Pakistan, but her trial has been repeatedly delayed despite hearing from several witnesses.

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