Four men have been captured and 1.3 huge amounts of Ephedrine has been seized after a joint examination concerning a multi million dollar drug syndicate.
The drug bust came after Australia and Chinese specialists cooperated, with Australian Federal Police capturing two Melbourne men, matured 53 and 55, and two 26-year-old Chinese men in Melbourne on Tuesday.
The examination began when the AFP got a tip off from Chinese specialists about a speculated drug being into Melbourne.
In mid-February, Australian Border Force officers caught a holder rolling in from China marked as ‘artistic tiles and paste’.
Officers investigated the suspicious shipment and found 260 packs of powder covered up inside 65 boxes.
Test outcomes returned positive for ephedrine, with an all out weight of 1,300 kilograms.
The substance could make 922 kilograms of methamphetamine, or ice, with an expected road estimation of $691.5 million.
The drugs were seized by the AFP, yet the containers were still conveyed to a house in Box Hill North, where the two Chinese men were captured.
In the mean time, the 55-year-old Australian man was captured as he endeavored to get onto a trip to China at Melbourne International Airport on Tuesday.
Police at that point swooped on the 53-year-old Australian man, who was captured at a strip mall close to where his home.
Every one of the four men are planned to show up under the steady gaze of Melbourne Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.
The two Melbourne men have been accused of bringing in business amounts of fringe controlled antecedents and face as long as 25 years in a correctional facility.
The two Chinese men have been accused of endeavor to import business amounts of fringe controlled antecedents, and additionally face the most extreme punishment of 25 years in jail.
AFP Assistant Commissioner Organized Crime Bruce Hill said the captures mark another achievement in the participation among Australian and Chinese law implementation.