Sea Chase – the ‘Pong Su’

Pursuit and capture of the 'Pong Su'

Jason Byrnes
‘Operation Sorbet’ was the AFP name for the investigation into the importation of 150kgs (then worth approximately AUD$164 million) of heroin into Victoria just before Easter 2003. One offender died in the crime, his identity still remains a mystery to authorities. The most public aspect to the investigation was the pursuit of the cargo ship that had carried the heroin to Australia, the North Korean owned ‘Pong Su’. This is from the September 2007 issue of the APJ.

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