Hong Kong customs seized about 80kg of suspected cocaine on Monday night. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong customs seize another HK$80 million worth of cocaine, taking haul to 421kg in month, as local triads team up with Mexican drug syndicate

  • In latest raid, in Tai Kok Tsui on Monday night, officers uncover slabs of suspected cocaine weighing 80kg
  • Senior customs source says drug syndicate based in Mexico recently lined up with local triad gangs, hoping to smuggle cocaine to nearby countries via city
Topic |   Drugs

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Hong Kong customs seized about 80kg of suspected cocaine on Monday night. Photo: Handout
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Officials with the Customs and Excise Department display the drugs seized this week in the departments biggest cocaine bust since 2012. Photo: Edmond So

Cocaine traffickers go upscale: latest major bust in Hong Kong involves designer luggage, high-class rooms and a glittering sum of US$30 million

  • Largest cocaine bust ever in the city centre hauls in 250kg
  • Suitcases found in the operation cost almost HK$10,000
Topic |   Crime

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Officials with the Customs and Excise Department display the drugs seized this week in the departments biggest cocaine bust since 2012. Photo: Edmond So
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