Police seize $600,000 in ivory, cough syrup near Sha Lo Wan

Police and customs officers seized a small boat and smuggled goods worth HK$600,000 in an operation off Sha Lo Wan yesterday.

In a joint operation they spotted a speedboat approaching Tung Chung River, Metro Radio reports.

Onshore five men were unloading goods from a private car for the speedboat.

As the boat departed, Marine Police gave chase,. forcing the occupant to abandon the craft in Sha Lo Wan and flee on foot.

Officers found 32 boxes aboard the boat containing ivory products, cough syrup and other products.

No arrests were made.

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