CHINA Chinese coast guard captures 21 in smuggling case


Chinese coast guard captures 21 in smuggling case


06:48, October 26, 2020

BEIJING, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- Coast guard authority in south China's Hainan Province, in collaboration with Haikou Customs, have busted a major case involving smuggling of frozen goods and captured 21 suspects, said the China Coast Guard (CCG).

File photo: Official WeChat account of China Coast Guard

The coast guards in Hainan inspected a foreign cargo ship in early August and seized over 1,500 tonnes of suspected smuggled frozen meat, according to a statement by the CCG.

Preliminary investigations found that it was a complex case involving many suspects and a large amount of funds. After 77 days of investigation, the cross-border gang smuggling frozen goods was busted, with 21 suspects arrested, said the CCG.

The statement said further investigations are still underway. 

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue