Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected cocaine in Mong Kok (with photo)

7 Oct 2016

Hong Kong Customs today (October 7) seized about 920 grams of suspected cocaine in Mong Kok. The market value of the drugs is about $1.04 million.

During an anti-narcotics operation, Customs officers intercepted a man in Mong Kok and found the suspected dangerous drugs in his possession.

The man, aged 43 and claiming to be unemployed, was arrested for suspected trafficking in a dangerous drug. Investigation is ongoing.

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, October 7, 2016

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