Hong Kong customs shows off a haul of some 7,700 hairy crabs seized at a border checkpoint last week. Photo: Handout Hong Kong customs shows off a haul of some 7,700 hairy crabs seized at a border checkpoint last week. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong customs shows off a haul of some 7,700 hairy crabs seized at a border checkpoint last week. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong customs officials net shipment of nearly 8,000 hairy crabs, pinch driver on suspicion of smuggling

  • The record haul of the delicacy was seized along with nearly eight tonnes of suspected smuggled frozen food
  • Hairy crabs are in season from late September to November, with the latest bust coming on the heels of two similar ones in recent weeks

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
Hong Kong customs shows off a haul of some 7,700 hairy crabs seized at a border checkpoint last week. Photo: Handout Hong Kong customs shows off a haul of some 7,700 hairy crabs seized at a border checkpoint last week. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong customs shows off a haul of some 7,700 hairy crabs seized at a border checkpoint last week. Photo: Handout
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