Huge co­caine bust made in Qing­dao

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

Around 18 kilo­grams of co­caine was seized from a for­eign con­tainer ship by Qing­dao Cus­toms, au­thor­i­ties said on Wed­nes­day. It was the big­gest case they had ever han­dled, they said. On May 6, more than 60 cus­toms of­fi­cers searched the ship based on in­for­ma­tion re­ceived ear­lier. In a crew mem­ber’s closet, of­fi­cers found 30 shoe soles with co­caine hid­den in­side. The crew mem­ber had con­nected with drug deal­ers when the ship was berthed over­seas and brought the co­caine to China, the au­thor­i­ties said.

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