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Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected cocaine (with photo)

13 December 2017


Hong Kong Customs yesterday (December 12) seized about 2 kilograms of suspected cocaine with an estimated market value of about $1.84 million in Sha Tin.

During an anti-narcotics operation conducted yesterday evening, Customs officers intercepted a man in Sha Tin and found the batch of suspected cocaine inside a paper bag carried by him. The 16-year-old man was then arrested.

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 (December 12) seized about 2 kilograms of suspected cocaine with an estimated market value of about $1.84 million in Sha Tin. (Opens a new window)
Hong Kong Customs yesterday (December 12) seized about 2 kilograms of suspected cocaine with an estimated market value of about $1.84 million in Sha Tin.

 

Ends/Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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