Customs joint operation targeting sea smuggling found 39 illegally modified speedboatsLocal | 6 Oct 2021 10:43 am
A total of 39 speedboats suspected to have been illegally modified and eight brand new outboard engines were found during a joint operation launched by Hong Kong Customs, the Police and the Lands Department.
Authorities have mounted joint operations at various smuggling black spots on Lantau Island from September 30 to October 6 with the aim of vigorously combating sea smuggling activities.
Law enforcement officers also suspected that unleased land was being unlawfully occupied during the operation.
The Lands Department has taken possession of all the objects concerned, according to a government statement.