Cocaine, in both liquid and powder form, seized during busts at Hong Kong International Airport on March 7 and 9 had an estimated street value of HK$8.5 million. Photo: Handout

Man arrested at Hong Kong International Airport with HK$3.3 million in cocaine concealed in secret compartment of suitcase

  • The drug-trafficking arrest was the fourth at the airport in just four days and the 24th since the beginning of the year
  • Law enforcement sources say smugglers have increasingly turned to couriers as tougher cargo terminal surveillance has made that route less appealing
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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Cocaine, in both liquid and powder form, seized during busts at Hong Kong International Airport on March 7 and 9 had an estimated street value of HK$8.5 million. Photo: Handout
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