Taiwan has busted one of its biggest drug smuggling rings in recent years which police said was responsible for transporting US$70 million (HK$546 million) worth of narcotics, some from Hong Kong, to Japan and other countries.
Nine suspects have been arrested, including the suspected leader of the ring, 40-year-old Fan Chu-lin.
Over a 10-year period, the group allegedly smuggled hundreds of kilograms of ecstasy and amphetamines from Hong Kong and the mainland to Japan, New Zealand and Australia.
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