Hong Kong customs seizes HK$125 million worth of ketamine hidden in spools of yarn, in largest maritime smuggling case since 2012

Hong Kong customs has confiscated HK$125 million (US$16 million) worth of ketamine concealed inside more than 160 spools of yarn shipped to the city from Pakistan in the largest maritime smuggling case of its kind in nearly a decade.The shipment, which sat in a Kwai Chung container yard for about a month after arriving in the city in late July, was placed under the round-the-clock surveillance by a team of plain clothes officers, but no one showed up to collect the 220kg stash.Customs officers…