Customs officers arrest two men on suspicion of attempting to smuggle 74,000 pills believed to be used to treat Covid-19 into the city. Photo: Jelly Tse
Customs officers arrest two men on suspicion of attempting to smuggle 74,000 pills believed to be used to treat Covid-19 into the city. Photo: Jelly Tse

Suspected smugglers arrested for allegedly trying to bring 2,100 boxes of pills used to treat Covid-19 into Hong Kong

  • Largest airport bust since 2020 nets 74,000 pills bought in by two men claiming to be garment merchants
  • Hong Kong’s consumer watchdog assures residents there is no need to stockpile painkillers or pay inflated prices

Customs officers arrest two men on suspicion of attempting to smuggle 74,000 pills believed to be used to treat Covid-19 into the city. Photo: Jelly Tse
Customs officers arrest two men on suspicion of attempting to smuggle 74,000 pills believed to be used to treat Covid-19 into the city. Photo: Jelly Tse
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