The haul customs uncovered on Thursday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The haul customs uncovered on Thursday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong customs seizes 420 million illicit cigarettes with market value of HK$1.2 billion, more than doubling yearly haul

  • Seizures included haul of 20.8 million cigarettes, worth HK$57 million, netted in a raid on container yard in Yuen Long on Thursday
  • Investigators suspect syndicates planned to use the cigarettes to replenish supplies for Hong Kong’s black market

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
The haul customs uncovered on Thursday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The haul customs uncovered on Thursday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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