U.S. authorities confirm arrest of woman on suspicion of sending castor poison package to President Donald Trumpille. According to American media, the suspect was in possession of a gun when authorities arrested him.
– I can confirm that the arrest was made in Buffalo, New York, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Aaron Bowker tells the news agency AFP. The capture point was near a bridge over the Canadian border.
American newspapers reported on Saturday a package addressed to President Trump that contained very deadly castor. The package was left in the wounds of the authorities in mail delivery before it ended up in the White House.
Ricin is highly toxic and has also been used in terrorist attacks. If swallowed, it causes nausea, vomiting and internal bleeding. Ricin poisoning cannot be cured, and only a small amount of poison is enough to kill.