Cocaine shipped from Ecuador discovered in Hong Kong; Officials deny drug route

Posted on July 6, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Crime, Drug Activity, Ecuador, Police/Military Activity

Customs officials in Hong Kong announced the seizure of 649 kilos of cocaine, the largest drug discovery ever made in the city. The drugs were found inside a truck that was traveling to the industrial zone of the city, Diario Hoy reports. The shipment had arrived in the country on a ship at the Kwai Chung port and had been sent from Ecuador. The drugs were divided into 541 packages, each weighing 1.2 kilos. Customs officials deny Hong Kong has become a stop along a drug route into Asia. Three suspects from Hong Kong were arrested. Read Article

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