Hong Kong police arrested five men after intercepting a cargo vessel off Lamma Island on Tuesday night. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong police arrested five men after intercepting a cargo vessel off Lamma Island on Tuesday night. Photo: Handout
Crime

Hong Kong police seize HK$12 million worth of frozen meat, arrest 5, after intercepting cargo vessel in anti-smuggling operation

  • Smugglers used a 23-metre cargo vessel instead of usual barges in an effort to evade detection from law enforcement
  • Chief Inspector Lau Chun-piu says the haul lacked a health certificate, and he doubts meat is fit for human consumption

Hong Kong police arrested five men after intercepting a cargo vessel off Lamma Island on Tuesday night. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong police arrested five men after intercepting a cargo vessel off Lamma Island on Tuesday night. Photo: Handout
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