7 arrested, HK$14m in smuggled goods seized

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 15 March, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 15 March, 2008, 12:00am

Six men and one woman have been arrested and HK$14 million worth of electronic goods seized in an anti-smuggling operation. Customs officers arrested a driver, 46, after seizing HK$500,000 worth of mobile phones and accessories in a secret compartment of his mainland-bound truck at the Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint at 7.50pm on Thursday. In a second incident, six mainlanders - five men and one woman - were arrested and electronic goods seized in a warehouse in Mai Po Lung Road, Yuen Long.


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