Customs pumped up over $130m coke haul

Customs seized 110 kilograms of suspected cocaine worth HK$130 million inside two hydraulic jacks – the largest airborne cocaine-trafficking case in two decades.

A 50-year-old secretary and a 51-year-old head of a construction firm, both male, were arrested for trafficking a dangerous drug in Tung Chung on Saturday.

They have been released on bail pending investigations.

Air cargo divisional commander Cheung Tin-ho said that on June 22, a package from Brazil, a high-risk country for drug trafficking, came to the customs officers’ attention.