£5.2m of drugs found inside electrical transformers at Hong Kong airport


Hong Kong customs officers have seized drugs with a market value of about 5.9 million dollars (£5.2m) after searching electrical transformers.

The consignment containing about 76kg of crystal meth from Mexico was in transit at Hong Kong International Airport en route to Australia.

During an inspection on Friday, the officers found the haul concealed in false compartments inside three transformers. An investigation has been launched.

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