A customs officer guards the 1,209 elephant tusks shipped to Hong Kong in two containers from Kenya and Tanzania. Photo: Sam Tsang A customs officer guards the 1,209 elephant tusks shipped to Hong Kong in two containers from Kenya and Tanzania. Photo: Sam Tsang
A customs officer guards the 1,209 elephant tusks shipped to Hong Kong in two containers from Kenya and Tanzania. Photo: Sam Tsang

Customs seize HK$27m haul of smuggled ivory at Kwai Chung

Massive illegal consignment of 1,209 elephant tusks from East Africa is uncovered by agents at Kwai Chung after two-month investigation

A customs officer guards the 1,209 elephant tusks shipped to Hong Kong in two containers from Kenya and Tanzania. Photo: Sam Tsang A customs officer guards the 1,209 elephant tusks shipped to Hong Kong in two containers from Kenya and Tanzania. Photo: Sam Tsang
A customs officer guards the 1,209 elephant tusks shipped to Hong Kong in two containers from Kenya and Tanzania. Photo: Sam Tsang
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