Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected smuggled products
Customs officers today intercepted an outgoing lorry at Lok Ma Chau Control Point for inspection which declared to contain papers and plastic resins on board. A batch of suspected unmanifested goods including a large number of electronic products, suspected bird nest and vehicle parts, etc. were found in the cargo compartment. The 60-year-old male driver was arrested. Investigation is ongoing and the arrested man has been released on bail pending further investigation.
Smuggling is a serious offence. Under the Import and Export Ordinance, any person found guilty of importing or exporting unmanifested cargo is liable to a maximum fine of $2 million and imprisonment for seven years.