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Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected crack cocaine (with photo)

7 May 2017


Hong Kong Customs yesterday (May 6) seized about 540 grams of suspected crack cocaine with an estimated market value of about $760,000 at Shenzhen Bay Control Point.

Customs officers intercepted an incoming female last night at Shenzhen Bay Control Point and found the suspected crack cocaine inside her handbag. The 22-year-old woman was then arrested.

The arrested woman claimed to be unemployed. Investigation is 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 (May 6) seized about 540 grams of suspected crack cocaine with an estimated market value of about $760,000 at Shenzhen Bay Control Point. (Opens a new window)
Hong Kong Customs yesterday (May 6) seized about 540 grams of suspected crack cocaine with an estimated market value of about $760,000 at Shenzhen Bay Control Point.

 

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