The 7.4 tonnes of red sandalwood were shipped from India. Photo: Felix Wong The 7.4 tonnes of red sandalwood were shipped from India. Photo: Felix Wong
The 7.4 tonnes of red sandalwood were shipped from India. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong customs officers seize HK$5.5 million worth of endangered red sandalwood bound for mainland China

  • The valuable wood, which was shipped from India, is meant for the manufacture of luxury furniture and carvings
  • The logs were concealed inside the hollow centres of 222 items of furniture

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The 7.4 tonnes of red sandalwood were shipped from India. Photo: Felix Wong The 7.4 tonnes of red sandalwood were shipped from India. Photo: Felix Wong
The 7.4 tonnes of red sandalwood were shipped from India. Photo: Felix Wong
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