Hong Kong Customs seized 23 kilograms of heroin hidden in a coffee machine and water filter shipped from Thailand worth 900 million baht.
Hong Kong’s Gov.HK website today reported that Hong Kong Customs seized approximately $ 29 million worth of 23.5 kg of heroin hidden in water filters and coffee machines.
The report states that on May 27 the past. Hong Kong customs officials inspect shipments from Thailand. Which is an electrical product category Heroin was found hidden in modified compartments inside 13 water filters and nine coffee machines.
Customs officers were able to arrest two men, aged 27 and 47, who were linked in the case. Yao Ma Tei and Mr Tsuen Wan on May 28, officials are still conducting further investigations to expand the results.
In accordance with Hong Kong law The smuggling of drugs is a serious case. The maximum penalty is a $ 5 million fine and life imprisonment.