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Largest-ever haul of drugs busted off Penghu

2017/12/16 10:18:26

Penghu, Dec. 16 (CNA) Law enforcement agents busted the largest-ever haul of illegal drugs off the outlying county of Penghu on Friday, local police said Saturday.

Police said a Chinese fishing boat was caught carrying 502 kilograms of amphetamine valued at nearly NT$1 billion (US$33.33 million), the largest amount Penghu police have ever seized so far at sea.

The fishing boat along with its crew members were seized and sent to Magong City of Penghu for an investigation, according to police.

(By Chen Chih-ching and Frances Huang)