Australian police find huge haul of Mexican meth worth $273m in hydraulic press

More than 300kg of methamphetamine concealed deep inside a steel hydraulic press has been smuggled into New South Wales from Mexico.

Australian federal police say the seized haul has an estimated value of more than $273m and could have made up 3m individual street deals.

The force is now trying to identify the transnational crime syndicate behind the elaborate importation that arrived by ship on 18 April.

Australian Border Force officers’ suspicions were raised when they examined the consignment at the container examination facility in Sydney because of the density of the steel.


Read more on theguardian

Written by bourbiza mohamed

As India’s electrical grid strains, rural hospitals and clinics find reliable power in rooftop solar

Rishi Sunak thanks Dominic Raab for being a ‘dedicated and loyal public servant’