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Customs seize $500,000 cocaine haul

2019-04-19 HKT 22:43
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  • The suspected cocaine seized at the airport. Photo: HK Customs
    The suspected cocaine seized at the airport. Photo: HK Customs
Hong Kong customs officers have seized 550 grams of suspected cocaine, worth an estimated $520,000, from a woman traveler arriving at the airport on Friday.

A 37-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the drugs, which were discovered as she passed through customs clearance. The woman had arrived from Lagos, Nigeria, via the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

Investigations are continuing.