The unnamed man was traveling from Nice from Moscow, and apparently believed that, as a non-EU citizen, his wife wouldn’t be permitted into the country. So of course, his solution was to stuff the old ball-and-chain into a carry-on case.
Turns out, it’s totally OK to enter the EU if you’re not a citizen, though -- as long as you can prove that you’re married to one. And you don't even need a passport. Or to be stuffed into a suitcase.
The couple, who could’ve faced a three-year jail sentence for their actions, were held at the station and released shortly after questioning.
"Had she been sitting next to her husband, she would have made it through without incident," Sienicki said, proving that it's always advisable to pack extra underwear, but not extra humans.