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Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected methamphetamine and suspected crack cocaine (with photos)

1 April 2017


​​Hong Kong Customs yesterday (March 31) seized about two kilograms of suspected methamphetamine and one kilogram of suspected crack cocaine with an estimated market value of about $2.3 million in Wong Tai Sin and Sheung Shui respectively.

During an anti-narcotics operation in Wong Tai Sin mounted yesterday afternoon, Customs officers intercepted a man and found about two kilograms of suspected methamphetamine and a batch of packaging paraphernalia in his residence. The man, aged 18, was then arrested.

Later on the same day, Customs officers intercepted a man and found a small quantity of suspected crack cocaine on him in another operation conducted in Sheung Shui. The man, aged 23, was then arrested and was escorted to his residence nearby where a small quantity of suspected methamphetamine, about one kilogram of suspected crack cocaine and a batch of drug manufacturing and packaging paraphernalia were seized.

Investigations are ongoing.

Under the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, trafficking in a dangerous drug is a serious offence. The maximum penalty upon conviction is a fine of $5 million and life imprisonment.

Hong Kong Customs yesterday (March 31) seized about two kilograms of suspected methamphetamine and one kilogram of suspected crack cocaine with an estimated market value of about $2.3 million in Wong Tai Sin and Sheung Shui respectively. (Opens a new window)
Hong Kong Customs yesterday (March 31) seized about two kilograms of suspected methamphetamine and one kilogram of suspected crack cocaine with an estimated market value of about $2.3 million in Wong Tai Sin and Sheung Shui respectively.

Hong Kong Customs yesterday (March 31) seized about two kilograms of suspected methamphetamine and one kilogram of suspected crack cocaine with an estimated market value of about $2.3 million in Wong Tai Sin and Sheung Shui respectively. (Opens a new window)
Hong Kong Customs yesterday (March 31) seized about two kilograms of suspected methamphetamine and one kilogram of suspected crack cocaine with an estimated market value of about $2.3 million in Wong Tai Sin and Sheung Shui respectively.

 

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