seventeen kilos of ice hidden in door hinges smuggled into sydney - as police arrest three malaysian men with drugs offences
Australian border forces officials found the drugs after testing and found crystal substances secreted inside.
On Thursday, three Malaysian citizens were arrested in Chifley, south of Sydney, who allegedly imported the drugs.
The 28-year-old, 31-year-old and 35-year-old men allegedly imported drugs through air cargo ships.
Ice Poison is found in an orange straw inside each metal door hinge.
The maximum penalty for these crimes is life imprisonment.
These drugs are the result of an ongoing investigation by the Australian Federal Police and the Victoria joint Organized Crime Task Force.
James Watson, regional commander of the Australian border forces, said the operation had achieved very good results.
As this case demonstrates once again, organized criminal groups are using sophisticated methods of smuggling in an attempt to evade the ABF review, but our officials have expertise and technology to discover even the most he said.
These people are accused of importing commercial quantities of border-controlled drugs and trying to have commercial quantities of border-controlled drugs.
They will appear in Sydney\'s Central District Court on Friday.