Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected heroin from air parcels worth HK$4.6m from airport, 2 arrested

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21st January 2022 – (Hong Kong) Hong Kong Customs seized about 3.5 kilograms of suspected heroin with an estimated market value of about HK$4.6 million at Hong Kong International Airport on 12th and 13th January. Two persons suspected to be connected to the case were arrested yesterday.

 Customs officers on the above-mentioned two days inspected two air parcels, declared as carrying cosmetics and lanterns respectively, that arrived from Malaysia at the airport. Two model car display racks concealing suspected heroin were found inside each of the parcels.

 After follow-up investigation, a 16-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man were arrested in Kwun Tong yesterday.

Investigation is ongoing.

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