A 15-YEAR-OLD McDonald’s worker and a 17-year-old trainee hairdresser caught with a $1million haul of drugs in a Hong Kong hotel had allegedly agreed to act as “mules” to carry the illicit cargo into Australia by swallowing heroin-filled condoms at $200 for each package.
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However, it emerged yesterday that Ms Diaz was backing out of the deal just before police raided the room the pair had shared for a week at the Imperial Hotel in the Tsim Sha Tsui backpacker district.
A prosecution source told The Weekend Australian: “Vo appeared happy to go ahead but there was a disagreement just as police were about to burst in because Diaz refused to swallow the drugs. She didn’t want to go through with it.”