Red Brick Daily
Fans of heroin are in for a dry stretch after Penghu, Kinmen, Pingtung and Kaohsiung officials worked together with an informant — helping the ROC Coast Guard make Taiwan’s biggest-ever seizure of ‘H’ — some 693 kilos worth some NT$10 billion, they say.
“Acting on a tip-off that a fishing boat registered to Pingtung was trying to smuggle drugs into the nation, the coast guard intercepted the boat 12.5 nautical miles (23.15km) southeast of Wuchiu Island (烏坵) and seized 1,800 bricks of heroin. The boat’s captain and four other crew were arrested. The informant is to be awarded NT$10 million in cash and law enforcement personnel taking part in the seizure are to share NT$6 million.”
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