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Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected cocaine (with photos)

4 November 2017


Hong Kong Customs yesterday (November 3) seized about 1 kilogram of suspected cocaine with an estimated market value of $900,000 at Hong Kong International Airport.

Customs officers yesterday inspected an express parcel from Peru to Hong Kong and seized the batch of suspected cocaine from the false bottom of a styrofoam box containing with ceramic figures.

After investigation, Customs officers yesterday arrested a 30-year-old man suspected to be related to the case in Tseung Kwan O. 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 (November 3) seized about 1 kilogram of suspected cocaine with an estimated market value of $900,000 at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo shows the suspected cocaine seized. (Opens a new window)
Hong Kong Customs yesterday (November 3) seized about 1 kilogram of suspected cocaine with an estimated market value of $900,000 at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo shows the suspected cocaine seized.

Hong Kong Customs yesterday (November 3) seized about 1 kilogram of suspected cocaine with an estimated market value of $900,000 at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo shows suspected cocaine concealed inside the false bottom of a styrofoam box. (Opens a new window)
Hong Kong Customs yesterday (November 3) seized about 1 kilogram of suspected cocaine with an estimated market value of $900,000 at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo shows suspected cocaine concealed inside the false bottom of a styrofoam box.

 

Ends/Saturday, November 4, 2017

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