By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The Kaohsiung port authority seized two shipments of more than 50 frozen tunas stuffed with 138 kilograms of amphetamines bound for Japan, reports said Wednesday.
The 1.4-billion yen worth of drugs smuggled using two containers were the largest seizure ever recorded, according to the Ministry of Justice’s (MOJ) Bureau of Investigation.
The bureau said it received tips from the Kaohsiung Harbor Police Department that two suspicious containers carrying frozen tunas had drugs stuffed in them, which had been loaded onto a cargo ship docked at Pier 63. [FULL STORY]