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Driver arrested for gold smuggling

December 07, 2017
Golden haul

Golden haul:  Customs officers seize 35 smuggled gold slabs at Shenzhen Bay Control Point.

Customs officers arrested a 31-year-old man at Shenzhen Bay Control Point yesterday after seizing 35 gold slabs from the vehicle he was driving.


The gold weighs 35kg and has a market value of $11 million.


Anyone found guilty of importing or exporting unmanifested cargo is liable to seven years in jail and a $2 million fine.


Call 2545 6182 to report smuggling activities.