Over $200 Million Worth Of Methamphetamine Seized In Australia

Category: World / Apr 10, 2013 3:57PM EDT
Australian authorities have seized more than $200 million worth methamphetamine coming from Hong Kong. Two people connected to the crime have been arrested as the drugs were found hidden in a shipping container on Wednesday in Melbourne. Forensic testing is expected to further examine the drugs, but thus far it has been discovered that there was more than 365 liters of the class A drug. Scott Lee, Melbourne office commander commented on the arrest of the two believed to be responsible for the crime: "Last night two people were arrested in relation to the seizure and we haven't ruled out the possibility of further arrests. A further person, a 45-year-old male, remains in police custody and is assisting police with their inquiries at the present time." The two arrested were from Canada and Hong Kong, they are both being charged with a range of offences including possessing and importing a commercial quantity of a controlled drug. The police will now continue their investigation both in Australia and abroad. Video Courtesy Of Reuters