Hong Kong officers seize heroin hidden in canned fruits imported from Thailand

Hong Kong’s Custom Department arrested two suspects on Monday after finding 22 kilograms of heroin in canned fruits shipped from Thailand.
The cargo was delivered to a seaport in Hong Kong last Thursday and was declared as forty packing containers of canned rambutan and lychee. Officers searched the cargo and located that greater than 72 cans from three of the bins were full of heroin. Reports say, in total, 22 kilograms of heroin with a avenue value of 125 million baht was seized. Officers are still investigating.
In Underground involving heroin shipped from Thailand, more than 446.eight kilograms of heroin hidden in imported wood from a Thai lumber manufacturing facility was seized in Taiwan.
Many other international locations have reported unlawful drug shipments from Thailand this 12 months including South Korea, Australia, and particularly Hong Kong. Drugs have been discovered hidden in snack packages, immediate noodles, frozen food, wooden, paint buckets, motorbike components, notebooks, picture frames, and even in a package of holy fabric or Pha Yant.
According to Thai media, most of the unlawful medicine are shipped out of Thailand as a result of the restrictions are not as strict as sending packages by air. Shipping container prices have also gone down through the pandemic..

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