A FATHER has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for forcing his 11-year-old daughter to swallow 103 cocaine-filled capsules, using her as a drug mule on a trip to Spain.
Diego Fernando Mancilla Aguilar faced a Colombia court on Monday, where the sentence was handed down.
He is alleged to have forced his young daughter to swallow the dangerous drugs in order to smuggle them into another country.
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The horrifying crime was discovered when the girl was admitted to hospital.
It’s reported that doctors discovered that one of the capsules had broken open in the girl’s stomach and was at the point of causing her death.
The man will serve his sentence in Villahermosa Prison.