Authorities in Huzhou in eastern China’s Zhejiang Province on Tuesday said the police had detained 26 suspects belonging to a drug gang that used crayfish to transport drugs from central China’s Hubei Province.
According to an official, spicy crayfish which is a favourite type of street food in China has become the latest means to hide methamphetamine for some drug dealers.
One of the suspects, surnamed Yuan, sells crayfish in Anji, a county under the jurisdiction of Huzhou.
Yuan was spotted purchasing crayfish from another suspect, Su, a former drug addict from Hubei.
Yuan was found transferring a large sum of money to Su after buying a very small amount of crayfish, which prompted police suspicion. Read more