Hong Kong Customs seizes 4kg ketamine (with photos)

8 Jun 2012

Hong Kong Customs seized a total of 4.122 kilogrammes of suspected ketamine with an estimated retail value of $480,000 at Lok Ma Chau Control Point today (June 8). One man aged 45 was arrested.

Today at around 10.30am, Customs Officers intercepted a suspicious man for inspection at the Customs Arrival Hall of Lok Ma Chau Control Point, and found over 4 kilogrammes of suspected ketamine inside the shoulder bag and left front pocket of the trousers of the said man.

The man has been charged with "Trafficking in a dangerous drug" and will appear at Fanling Magistrates' Courts tomorrow (June 9).

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

Ends/Friday, June 8 2012

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